By Bay City News Service
Fairfield police are investigating an incident in which four 2-liter plastic bottles exploded in the 1000 block of Hickory Avenue this morning.
Police were informed at 6:17 a.m. that residents had heard explosions on Hickory Avenue near Linden Avenue, police Lt. Greg Hurlbut said.
Officers found plastic debris from four bottles and a fifth unexploded bottle, Hurlbut said.
Residents were told to shelter in place, and the Yolo County sheriff's bomb squad responded and rendered the fifth bottle safe, Hurlbut said.
Police were interviewing neighbors and collecting evidence this morning, Hurlbut said.
Hurlbut said the bottles were likely chemical explosive substances, but that exploding such devices is a felony under California law.
Police said a description of the suspect or suspects may be available soon.
Patch editor David Ryan contributed to this article.