Meth lab explodes inside Cahokia house -

Meth lab explodes inside Cahokia house

(KMOV) -- An explosion inside a home in Cahokia, Illinois has been blamed on a working meth lab.

Police say the explosion happened around 2:30 Tuesday morning at 2137 Doris.

Officers took two men into custody at the home and are looking for a third.   The third person is described as a man about 7-feet tall with burns to his face.  It's likely he was the one cooking the meth when the explosion happened.

Firefighters got the fire out quickly and there was no external damage to the house and no other homes were impacted.

The Ilinois State Police Meth Response Team is investigating the incident along with the Cahokia Police Department.

Stay with News 4 and as this story develops.


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