Toby Jackson, 31, told police trash fire exploded after he poured gas on pile

Police Say Warsaw Man's Burn From Meth Lab Explosion

By Eric Dutkiewicz

January 9, 2013 Updated Dec 14, 2013 at 8:15 PM EDT

NORTH WEBSTER, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - An investigation into a purported trash fire that severely burned a Warsaw turns out to be a meth lab explosion, police say.

Toby Jackson, 31, was treated for received second- and third-degree burns Wednesday. Jackson told police he poured gasoline on a trash fire, and the pile exploded.

Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department found evidence of a meth lab in a rural area near North Webster.

Jackson was last listed in serious condition at a Fort Wayne hospital.

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