The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating several improvised explosive devices discovered inside a South Riding home on January 1.
The devices were located by members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) during the investigation of an unrelated incident inside a single family home in the 43400 block of Quentin Street. During the investigation, Loudoun Sheriff’s Deputies located three (3) improvised explosive devices. The Loudoun County Bomb Squad, as well as representatives of the local division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) and additional LCSO representatives responded to the scene. The residents of two adjacent homes were evacuated as a precaution. The families were displaced for approximately four hours.
The Loudoun County Bomb Squad, with the assistance of the ATF secured the devices. The devices were rendered safe at an undisclosed, off-site location, and the scene was cleared around 4:00 a.m. on January 2.
The case remains under investigation by the Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office. If you have any information regarding this case, you are asked to call the Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office at 703-737-8600.