2 Injured In Home Drug Lab Explosion In Moorpark

MOORPARK (CBS) — Ventura County Sheriff’s officials said two people were injured early Thursday morning when an explosion occurred at a possible drug lab in the garage of a home.

Officials said a hashish oil lab exploded around 1:30 a.m. at a home at 4272 Cedar Pine Avenue. The garage was destroyed and the home sustained significant damage, according to fire officials.

Two men in their 30’s were injured and taken to Los Robles Medical Center for treatment. A pregnant woman and a three-year-old child were able to escape safely. The child was taken into protective custody.

A neighbors told CBS2’s Amy Johnson that the explosion rocked her home. She also said the family had been living in the home for a year.

Authorities were waiting to obtain a search warrant before they released additional information. No arrests have been made, according to officials.


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