Drug agents investigating recent house fire, one person hospitalized
West Palm Beach Fire Rescue has returned to the scene of a fire that happened at 346 Glenn Road Monday night. The DEA is also on the scene.
Glenn Road house fire investigated in West Palm Beach
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Investigators roped off a home at 346 Glenn Road in West Palm Beach for most of Tuesday morning following a fire or some sort of accident Monday night.
A resident living in a detached mother-in-law suite, at the back of the residence, suffered burns and went to Jackson Memorial Hospital, officials said.
According to fire rescue, a landlord went inside to clean and noticed chemicals. He called police who then called for a HazMat team.
Tuesday morning DEA agents and police were also on scene.
Police said some of the chemicals they found are used to make methamphetamines.
A noted posted by the DEA on the door said, "a clandestine laboratory for the manufacture of illegal drugs and/or hazardous chemicals was seized at this location."
An environmental cleanup service was called to the home.
The name and condition of the burn victim is not available.