Investigators find enough explosives to ‘blow up the block’

DEBARY, Fla. (WESH) – A domestic disturbance Sunday afternoon in a Florida home led to the discovery of an array of potentially explosive devices.

Investigators said they found materials to make a bomb that could have blown up an entire block in DeBary.

A bomb squad was called and recovered a heap of potentially explosive materials, including a metal-style pineapple grenade, blasting caps and 200 containers with unknown powders, acids and manuals.

Christopher Langer, 31, was charged in Volusia County on charges of making or possessing a destructive device.

The incident started with a domestic disturbance call from Langer’s father Sunday afternoon at the home.

“That domestic violence call probably saved us all from making national news. He had all the components in there to make a weapon of mass destruction,” Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood said. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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