Explosion in Pelham Bay Park rocks Westchester

Professional grade fireworks exploded inside a garbage pail

Professional grade fireworks exploded inside a garbage pail at a baseball field in Pelham Bay Park. (December 31, 2013 5:36 PM)

An explosion in the Bronx shook homes in parts of Westchester Monday night.

Police say professional grade fireworks, placed inside a garbage pail, were detonated on a pitcher's mound at Pelham Bay Park around 11:15 p.m.

The massive explosion blew out some windows in the Bronx and could be felt and heard in parts of Westchester, New Jersey and Long Island. No one was injured in the blast.

Investigators...

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