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Alta Sierra Fire Believed to be from Drug Lab

It turns out it was more than just a fire that destroyed a home in Alta Sierra. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says his deputies were called out to the scene of that blaze yesterday morning…

Listen to Keith Royal 1

Royal says the explosion had shifted the home from its foundation, and it was too dangerous to go inside the residence. The homeowners likely didn’t know what what going on, but apparently the honey oil was being manufactured in the basement…

Listen to Keith Royal 2

But Lugo wasn’t. The search for him continues. Royal says Lugo was likely injured in the explosion. There were three people in the home at the time, including a four year-old child. Royal says they were treated for minor injuries at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, and then released.

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