NORTHFIELD (CBS) — Federal agents are investigating an explosion Wednesday at a home in Northfield.

A resident in the 400 block of Chapel Hill Lane in Northfield called 911 at 1:17 a.m. and reported an explosion, Northfield police said.

The Northfield Police and Fire departments responded and did not find a fire, but the exterior of the home was damaged.
No major injuries were reported.

“We believe that this was an isolated incident, with no threat to the community or our school system,” Northfield Police Chief William Lustig said in the statement.

Windows were damaged following an explosion at a home in Northfield. (Credit: Northfield Video Productions)

Windows were damaged following an explosion at a home in Northfield. (Credit: Northfield Video Productions)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives responded and is assisting with the investigation, agency spokesman Tom Ahern said.

The investigation is in its early stages and it’s too soon to say what caused the explosion, Ahern said.

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