Police Find Hydroponic Lab At Home After Explosion

MIAMI (AP) — Miami-Dade Police are looking for those involved with a hydroponic lab in a home that exploded.

No injuries were reported Saturday after the explosion. Police have not yet made any arrests.

Investigators say a call to 911 came in to report the explosion. When officers arrived, the house had great damage and it was not deemed safe. As Miami-Dade Fire Rescue was investigating the scene, they the hydroponic laboratory. Narcotics detectives confirmed that marijuana plants were inside the residence.

Investigators were not able to confirm the amount of plants due to the unsafe structure. Witnesses said several people were seen running out of the home and fleeing in two cars.

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