Fatal Fire at Meth Lab Inside OH Nursing Home

One person was killed and six others injured Sunday in a fire at a meth lab housed inside a nursing home in Ashtabula, Ohio.

Firefighters responded Sunday night to a fire at the Park Haven Nursing Home. Authorities were stunned to find a secret methamphetamine lab in one of the rooms at the nursing home, according to a news report from the local FOX affiliate (http://fxn.ws/y3zMO9).

Three residents and two non-residents were hospitalized with injuries from the fire; one man succumbed to his injuries Monday. Another two people were treated at the scene. Charges are pending against two of the men who were burned.

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