Chemicals explode in Lenoir-Rhyne dorm
No one was injured when a chemical-filled plastic drink bottle exploded Tuesday night in a bathroom inside a Lenoir-Rhyne University dorm.
Hickory fire and police personnel responded to Morgan Dorm just after 8:30 p.m. Tuesday after receiving a call of an explosion.
Authorities found a plastic drink bottle that had been placed in a bathroom and exploded due to a chemical reaction from the contents inside, according a press release from the Hickory Police Department.
No injuries or damage occurred.
Police identified suspects, and charges are forthcoming.