HMN-A suspected Meth lab explosion in Pennsylvania sends 3 to area hospitals. According to TribLive, 2 of the patients suffered possible chemical burns.
CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. – Three people were taken to hospitals early Sunday morning after a suspected meth lab explosion in Fayette County, officials said.
The explosion happened shortly before 3 a.m. at a duplex on South Carnegie Avenue in Connellsville.
The blast blew out a window to a second floor bedroom where a man a woman were. Broken glass and pieces of a mattress were seen on the street outside of the duplex.
Police said the man and woman suffered suspected chemical burns and were flown to a Pittsburgh hospital. A third person was taken to a hospital as a precaution.
“Catastrophic event. There was glass on the road. There was commotion inside. Our officers went inside, extracted people and began our investigation,” Connellsville police Cpl. Bryan Kendi said.