Postal package explodes at Alameda home

A package exploded Friday at a home on Bay Farm Island in Alameda, police and a United States Postal Service inspector said Sunday.

The package was sent through the Postal Service.

Inspector Jeff Fitch said among the responding agencies was a bomb squad and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Fitch said what happened is a federal offense.

Police and Postal Service officials were not yet releasing any more details.