7 taken in for questioning in meth lab bust

Lawton_The Lawton Police Department says 7 people were taken in for questioning after a meth lab was busted early Thursday morning on S.W. 10th and "H" Avenue.

A policeman on patrol became suspicious after detecting a smell of chemicals so strong that he was forced to investigate.  A search warrant was issued, but the investigation was stalled for about six hours because of the overwhelming chemical saturation of the area.

Investigators say they found all of the chemicals used for meth production in the home, as well as two labs.

The house where the labs were found was the site of chemical explosion last year.  The City of Lawton says it may condemn the building after this incident, and authorities continue to investigate.

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