The fire at a Lafayette home on Wednesday afternoon that sent two men to a Denver hospital is believed to have been started by a hash-oil explosion, police said Thursday.
When emergency crews responded to the fire they found a “large marijuana cultivation inside of the home,” Lafayette police said and are now investigating the case as a possible hash-oil extraction lab explosion.
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Lafayette Fire Chief Dave Friedel said he didn’t know whether the men injured in the fire lived at the home. Firefighters also revived a dog that was inside the home during the fire.
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