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Loud Boom Reported In North Hollywood

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(credit: AP)

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NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBS) — It wasn’t a bird, a plane or even Superman.

But some residents of North Hollywood were rattled nonetheless Monday evening by a loud explosion.

According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, some Mylar balloons became entangled in some power lines in the 6200 block of Riverton Avenue.

The balloons caused a flash and a loud boom heard across a wide stretch of North Hollywood, according to LAFD Captain Tom Sammartano.

The explosion was heard just before 10 p.m.

No injuries or major damage was reported.

(©2010 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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