LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Firefighters who battled a house fire in Winnetka early Wednesday morning stumbled on an illegal marijuana grow inside the home, prompting a hazmat investigation.
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Los Angeles Fire Department crews responded to the 7500 block of North Irondale Avenue at 11:42 p.m. Tuesday night to find a single-story home ablaze.
They quickly extinguished the fire within about 20 minutes, the fire department said.READ MORE: At Least 1 Person Killed In Crash Off The 57 Freeway
However, firefighters found several barrels containing an unidentified substance and called for a hazmat crew.
Early Wednesday morning, hazmat determined that the home was being used as an illegal marijuana grow.MORE NEWS: Vehicle Crashes Into Restaurant Killing One, Injuring Five
The exact cause of the fire is under investigation. It’s unclear if any arrests were made.