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Suspected Drug Lab Burns Down in Long Beach

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    Suspected Drug Lab Goes Up in Flames in Long Beach

    A man was burned when a suspected drug lab in Long Beach went up in flames. Kim Tobin reports for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on May 25, 2019. (Published Saturday, May 25, 2019)

    Firefighters in Long Beach Saturday put out a two-alarm blaze in a commercial building that turned out to have drug equipment and chemicals inside, authorities said.

    The fire was reported at 1:45 p.m. in the 3300 block of East 59th Street, fire officials said.

    When the blaze was out, firefighters discovered drug equipment and chemicals in the building and called for a hazardous materials response to mitigate hazards, officials said.

    One man in his 30s was taken to a trauma center with burns to 40 percent of his body, they said.

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