TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Manufacturing Methamphetamines Causes a House Fire
Date of News Release: 12/06/2007
(Henderson, KY) - On 11-30-2007 around 1930 hours, McLean County 911 received a call of a residential fire at 220 Poplar Street in Sacramento. The blaze was extinguished by Sacramento and Central District Fire Departments.
Firefighters found items that were believed to be associated with methamphetamine manufacturing in the charred kitchen. The firefighters called KSP to the scene to confirm their findings. Troopers determined it was an active methamphetamine lab and flammable liquids commonly used to make methamphetamines ignited causing the house to explode and catch fire.
Several witnesses stated they heard a loud explosion and went outside to investigate. Witnesses told Troopers, they saw said house on fire and saw three to four guys running from the house and leaving frantically in two vehicles.
Troopers arrested Rodney J. Dunn in connection with the manufacturing of methamphetamines and more arrests are expected. Rodney J. Dunn was lodged into the Ohio County Detention Center.
Rodney J.The investigation is continuing.