SUGAR NOTCH, Pa. — UPDATE:
The Hanover Township Police Department confirms the blast happened in a wooded area behind the Hanover Area Soccer Fields along South Main Street.
Officials say the explosion happened within the jurisdiction of Sugar Notch Borough.
Any further investigation of the blast will be handled by the Sugar Notch Borough Police Department.
Dozens of calls came into the Newswatch 16 newsroom Thursday morning after a loud explosion was heard and shook the Wyoming Valley area.
Fire officials say the explosion was caused by hunters using Tannerite for target practice.
Tannerite is legal here in Pennsylvania, and when it is hit by a bullet from a rifle, it explodes.
No one was injured, and no damage was caused by the explosion here in Luzerne county.
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