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Suspected meth lab explosion sends one to Louisville hospital

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LaRue officers assist Narcotics Task Force

By Linda Ireland

The LaRue County Sheriff’s Department is assisting the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force in the investigation of a suspected methamphetamine lab explosion.

Monday afternoon, officers received a report of a man with severe burns on his face and arms at a house on Riggs Street in Upton.

The extent of his injuries are not known, but Deputy Russell McCoy said the burns were probably first- or second-degree. Hardin County EMS transported the man to a Louisville hospital.


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