Police: small explosion in west Eugene

A small explosion went off in a parking lot on Quest Drive in west Eugene on Wednesday, according to a Eugene police officer on scene.

Posted: Dec 20, 2017 10:10 PM
Updated: Dec 21, 2017 5:02 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Neighbors in west Eugene reported a loud explosion Wednesday night.

A Eugene police officer that was on the scene said it appears that a small bomb detonated in a parking lot off of Quest Drive.

Police they couldn't find any shrapnel but think it was a homemade bomb or perhaps an M-80 type firework.

No injuries were reported, and no suspect was identified.

Police said a similar incident happened around this time last year near Mangan City Park.

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