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Fire breaks out in south city home after man dumps meth contents down drain

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – A man living in south St. Louis suspected of manufacturing meth is now in custody.

Police say while they suspected the man was making meth, they had not collected enough evidence for a search warrant.

However, they came into contact with the man Monday night and he proceeded to go inside the house to dump the questionable contents down the drain.

Those contents caught fire.

This happened in the 3900 block of Schiller Place, near Grand and Bates.

Firefighters initially treated the incident as a hazmat scene.

Police also took a woman who lived in that home into custody.

More information will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

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