BREAKING: Pipe bomb IEDs detonate at Florida mall; no injuries reported

BREAKING: Pipe bomb IEDs detonate at Florida mall; no injuries reported

[Ed. – Seriously.  Pipe bombs.  Lake Wales, FL.]

Two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) go off at Eagle Ridge Mall.  Lake Wales fire crews responded to an alarm call at 451 Eagle Ridge Drive around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

When fire crews arrived at the location, they saw smoke coming from a corridor located next to the mall entrance of JC Penney.  The fire department located two pipe bomb type devices that ignited  in the corridor of the building.

No one was injured in the explosions, but the ceiling and corridor wall did sustain damage.

The mall was evacuated.

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