Cypress father faces child endangerment charge after small explosion at home

Cypress father faces child endangerment charge after small explosion at home

Cypress father faces child endangerment charge after small explosion at home

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on March 6, 2013 at 7:32 PM

CYPRESS, Texas -- A Cypress man is accused of putting his son in danger after police say he set off an explosion while his 12-year-old son was at home.

Investigators say Martin Hayden was mixing gunpowder and chlorine on Sunday and accidentally caused a small explosion.

Firefighters were called to the home, but fortunately no one was hurt.

It's not clear why Hayden was mixing the volatile substances. Nonetheless he's charged with child endangerment.

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