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A 22-year-old man was seriously injured following a meth lab explosion early this morning in Clarksville. Several families living in the apartment building were displaced after the building was condemned.

This bathroom was the scene of a Methamphetamine lab explosion in an apartment at 205 Lexington Drive.

This bathroom was the scene of a Methamphetamine lab explosion in an apartment at 205 Lexington Drive.

Shortly after 12:15 a.m., an explosion was reported at a Clarksville apartment building on Lexington Drive where emergency medical personnel found a man outside screaming for help, according to a news release from the Clarksville Police. He suffered burns to his face and upper body.

Windows in burning apartment were blown out and the siding on the building had been separated as a result of the explosion, according to the news release. It was determined a methamphetamine lab caused the fire.

 
 
 

 
 

 The apartment building is now condemned and four families including some with children have been displaced, the release said. The Red Cross is assisting the displaced families, and charges are pending.

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20111220/NEWS01/111220007/Meth-lab-explosion-injures-1-displaces-4-families

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