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 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. —An 8-month-old baby and four adults were injured in a meth lab explosion near Daytona Beach on Wednesday, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.

An 8-month-old baby and four adults are injured in a meth lab explosion near Daytona Beach on Wednesday, deputies say.


Deputies said the explosion happened around 11:30 a.m. at a home in the 1200 block of 10th Street, near Daytona Beach.

George Wiggins, 25, and his wife, Laura Wiggins, and the baby were inside the home at  the time of the blast, deputies said.

Investigators said the couple had an active meth lab in the house. Investigators recovered the potentially explosive materials, some of which were in the baby’s room.

The people inside and two deputies, who were exposed to a heavy cloud of chemical fumes, were taken to Halifax Health Medical Center, in Daytona Beach, to be evaluated and receive medical treatment.

George and Laura Wiggins were both booked into the Volusia County Jail on charges of child neglect and manufacturing meth.

The infant was released from the hospital Wednesday night and is with relatives, investigators said.








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