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Hash lab causes fire in Alderpoint, explosions heard in area
ALDERPOINT- A hash lab explosion destroys a small building in Southern Humboldt.
On Friday morning after 11 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fire in the area of Rancho Road and Spring Road in the Rancho Sequoia area of Alderpoint. Explosions were heard in the area of the fire as well. Deputies determined the fire destroyed an outbuilding and was related to a hash extraction lab. No one was located at the scene, but thousands of empty butane bottles were found. A green Jeep was seen driving away from the area when the fire was reported, but no other description was given.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251.