Meth lab explodes in motel room
BATON ROUGE - Police responded to a Baton Rouge hotel after reports a meth lab exploded this morning.
Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said it happened at the Crossland Motel off Boardwalk. He said nobody was on scene when investigators found the clandestine lab, and no arrests have been made.
Sources tell News 2 the explosion happened in the kitchen area of one of the units, and started a fire in the nearby bathroom.
A private cleanup company arrived at the scene this morning to begin cleanup.
Anyone with information about this lab should call Baton Rouge Police at (225) 389-3361.
News 2 crews will have more on this investigation starting at noon.
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