Marijuana Grow Operation Goes Up in Smoke Following House Fire in Hacienda Heights
'Up in Smoke' in the SGV.
stoners horticultural entrepreneurs: When you've got a grow operation in a residential neighborhood, try not to burn the house down.
Those grow lights, they can get awful hot.
Well, no cause has been determined, but yeah, part of an indoor pot nursery in the 15600 block of Senadale Street in Hacienda Heights went up in smoke Thursday night, authorities said.
The 6:30 p.m. fire led firefighters to a 200-plant operation, according to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.
CSUN Womens Basketball vs. Uc Riverside Highlanders Womens Basketball
TicketsSat., Feb. 25, 4:00pm
Los Angeles Lakers v San Antonio Spurs - Verified Resale Tickets
TicketsSun., Feb. 26, 12:30pm
Los Angeles Clippers v Charlotte Hornets - Verified Resale Tickets
TicketsSun., Feb. 26, 6:30pm
Los Angeles Lakers v Charlotte Hornets - Verified Resale Tickets
TicketsTue., Feb. 28, 7:30pm
They said the blaze caused $10,000 worth of damage, not to mention the seized plants.
Firefighters said some kind of electrical equipment used in the grow likely sparked this thing.
The house was hooked up to Southern California Edison juice -- illegally, authorities said.
Nobody was home, and no one has been arrested.
The good news? The neighborhood, we presume, smells skunky today.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Los Angeles, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.