[UPDATE 3:20 p.m.] A ‘Possible Hash Lab Explosion’ in Myrtletown
A single-story, wood-frame residence has damage to the garage door from an explosion.
UPDATE 2:47 p.m.: Photographer Mark McKenna sends us these images from the scene:
UPDATE 2:51 p.m.: According to personnel on the scene, the incident is a “confirmed hash lab.”
UPDATE 3 p.m.: According to Selena Zorrilla-Mendoza, a spokesperson for the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, officers responded to a local hospital about 1:40 p.m. after learning there was a victim from a possible explosion there.
From there they responded to the residence on Middlefield lane. Currently, the Sheriff’s Office is investigating the scene.
UPDATE 3:15 p.m.:
The explosion blew the garage door off its track, according to Sgt. Justin Braud of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. Law enforcement called Humboldt Bay Fire when they arrived on the scene as they were concerned that there could be additional fire or explosions, he explained.
UPDATE 3:20 p.m.: “We turned over the scene to the Drug Task Force,” explained Selena Zorrilla-Mendoza, a spokesperson for the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.