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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