Police investigate explosion at possible Mt. Auburn meth lab

Cincinnati Police are investigating an explosion at a possible methamphetamine factory in Mt. Auburn.

Authorities responded to reports of an explosion around 7:35 p.m. on Friday night in the 2200 block of Vine Street.  Here, fire crews were able to extinguish a small fire.

Upon arrival, fire department personnel observed chemicals consistent with methamphetamine production. A hazmat team was called to remove and neutralize the chemicals.

Police say that no one has yet been charged in the incident. However, authorities say one person was taken into custody for questioning.

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