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us_ks: Two dead in industrial accident at Lawrence=92s
people are dead and another is in critical condition after an industrial
accident at MagnaGro International, 600 E. 22nd, according to Mark
Bradford, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical chief.
crews responded at 2:38 p.m. Thursday to the site of the incident, near
22nd and Delaware streets. Once at the scene, crews were told at least
one person had fallen into a tank containing an unknown substance.
Bradford said the substance wouldn't normally be toxic, but because of
the close quarters inside the tank, it was harmful.
Novorr, vice president at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, said chemical
residue left by an ambulance that had been at MagnaGro contained about
80 percent cane molasses. Novorr said cane molasses =97 when in a poorly
ventilated area =97 converts to carbon monoxide.
"Obviously, in a non-ventilated area, it is fatal," Novorr
us_tn: Murfreesboro man nabbed in rolling
meth lab bust
Wednesday, March 31 at 12:58 a.m. while on routine patrol on Simpson
Road, Cannon County Sheriff=92s Deputies Brandon Gullett and Matt
Parsley noticed a vehicle in the roadway with no lights.
Matt and I walked up to the car we smelled the toxic fumes that is
associated with the meth process and spotted what appeared to be items
commonly used to manufacture methamphetamine in the vehicle,=94 said
Deputy Gullett. =93We then called for Sheriff=92s Investigator Charlie
Wilder to assist us at the scene.
have heard about the =91shake and bake=92 method of manufacturing
methamphetamine but this was the largest mobile lab that we have found
in this county,=94 said Wilder. =93During our search of the vehicle we
found some finished product, assorted drug paraphernalia, digital scales
and all the items necessary to make meth including Coleman fuel and
Muriatic acid. The chemical process was definitely underway to