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Drug Lab Explosion Reportedly Leaves One Man With Severe Burns In Pasadena
An explosion at what authorities describe as a drug lab along the border of Pasadena and Alta Dena has left one man with severe burns, reports ABC 7.
Lieutenant Randy Tuinstra of the L.A. County Sheriff's Department told LAist that the fire was first reported at around 8:45 p.m. on Sunday. The L.A. County Fire Department says that, when firefighters arrived at the scene, they found a "small outside fire" at a shed in the 1900 block of E. Washington Boulevard. Investigators later found butane canisters on the property, as well as other evidence that the property held a honey oil lab—honey oil is an extraction of marijuana.
According to ABC 7, a man had suffered severe burns from the incident. His condition is unknown at the moment. According to the Sheriff's Department, there were reports that an unidentified man had left the scene in a car when the fire first started. A local hospital later reported that a male had shown up with burn injuries. It is uncertain if this was the same man that ABC 7 referred to.
L.A. IMPACT, a drug task force, as well as the Los Angeles County Fire Department Hazmat Division were at the scene to investigate the incident.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.