Butane Lab Exploded Near Wildwood
On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at approximately 4:15 pm the Trinity County Sheriff’s Dispatch center received a call of an explosion and structure fire. The Hayfork Volunteer Fire Department responded to Cannon Ball Lane Near Wildwood, CA where they located what they believed was a burned up Butane Honey Oil lab that had exploded and requested Deputies from the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office to respond.Deputeis responded and identified the items as part of a Butane Honey Oil Lab. A search warrant was secured by Narcotices
Deputies and the property was searched.
During the service of the search warrant a large, partially buned up Butane Honey Oil Lab was found, as well as hundreds of small Butane canisters, numerous 5 gallon Butane bottles, and over 200 gallons of isopropyl Alcohol. Also found were 400 indoor growing marijuana plants, 989 pounds of processed marijuana, 1 handgun, and an Isopropyl Alcohol concentrated cannabis lab.
Trinity County Environmental Health personnel responded to the scene and identified much of the material burned on the property as hazardous material.