HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Henrico County Police Department tweeted that residents in the Tuckahoe area should not be alarmed if they heard a loud noise Thursday night.
In the video, officials can be heard counting down “3, 2, 1” to mark the blast.
Police said that the noise was a result of the investigation at 7200 West Durwood Court by Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) officials.
EOD officials were called on scene at 7200 West Durwood Court after explosive materials were found by officers executing a search warrant on the property. The job of the officials is to determine methods and procedures for locating and rendering safe all types of explosive ordnance.
Police said that after the loud boom, crews would cease operations for the night, but police would remain on scene with road closures in place.
According to police, several roads were closed around the area earlier in the day Thursday, including:
- Ridge Top Road at Patterson Avenue
- Horsepen Road at Patterson Avenue
- Durwood Crescent at Horsepen Road
- Ridge Top Road at Devon Road
Henrico Police advised drivers to seek alternate routes and to avoid the area.