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Firefighters Discover Marijuana Grow Operation in Commercial Building

Firefighters in Stanton knocking down a fire on Monday at a commercial building utilized as a muffler shop discovered a marijuana growth operation at the back of the structure, authorities said.

“It was pretty elaborate,” Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Jon Muir said.

Firefighters dispatched at 7:23 a.m. to the 8000 block of Katella Avenue had the fire out within 15 minutes of their arrival, Muir said.

A watch commander at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said the building was a muffler shop with about a “quarter” of the structure in the back utilized as a growth operation.

“There was some electrical issues,” he added.

There was no other immediate information.

To Read The Rest Of This Article By City News Service on Fox 11 News Los Angeles

Published: September 02, 2019

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