BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) — Mahoning County HazMat crews, along with the Boardman police and fire departments, spent two hours Wednesday afternoon at a home at 6614 Glenwood Ave., where officials found a methamphetamine lab.
Firefighters were called to a fire at the home on Saturday and that is when they discovered something was going on inside the home. They came back Wednesday with a search warrant and started removing meth making chemicals from the home.
“The fire destroyed all the evidence and until the police were able to get a search warrant to come back in to do a thorough investigation, that is when the chemicals were found,” said Boardman Assistant Fire Chief Don Kloes.
He said the chemicals used to make the meth were ordinary household chemicals that could be bought at the store. It was not as dangerous as a full blown meth lab.
Police are still looking for the homeowner. No charges have been filed yet.