Police: Teen hospitalized after explosion in Beachwood

BEACHWOOD - Police are conducting an investigation after a teen was rushed to the hospital last night when some sort of chemical concoction exploded.

Residents say that the homemade device went off in the teen's face. They say three friends were attempting to douse the teen with water until paramedics arrived at the Beach Avenue home in Beachwood.

Bomb squad and hazmat crews were also called to the scene to help with the investigation.

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