Police uncover two active meth labs under one roof in St. Albans

By Christine Souders | csouders@nexstar.tv

Published 04/06 2014 07:35PM

Updated 04/06 2014 07:43PM

ST. ALBANS, VT- Police uncover two active meth labs under one roof in St. Albans.

Saturday evening, police evacuated more than a dozen residents from this apartment complex on Lake Street.

A strong smell of burning plastic led police  to a bathroom in one of the apartments which also had significant fire damage.

There they found a one pot active meth lab, and after further investigating, another active meth lab in the closet.

A bomb squad and HAZ Mat team carefully dismantled the labs with a robot on Sunday.

"They are testing all the materials and anything that is hazordous materials that we are extracting from there has to go in that yellow bin on the ground over there and it has to be disposed of properly," said St. Albans Police Chief Gary Taylor.

Late Sunday afternoon, residents were allow back to their homes once crews determine the area to be safe.

Police have identified possible suspects, but so far no one has been arrested.

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