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Meth House Bust in Neighboring Oconee County

Response to a burn patient late Thursday led law enforcement to the suspected lab.

Oconee County law enforcement officials were at an East Haven Trail residence early Friday investigating a suspected methamphetamine lab, according to an email to media from Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Lee Weems.

About 11 p.m. Thursday, a helicopter landed at Malcom Bridge Elementary School to transport a burn patient, Weems said. Investigators later determined the man had likely been injured while cooking meth.

A hazardous materials team was among the units called to the East Haven Trail residence, Weems said.

The Sheriff's Office is also updating on its Facebook Page.

Check with Oconee Patch for updates to this story.

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