Suspected Meth Lab Fire In Kosciusko County

By Scott Sarvay

March 31, 2011 Updated Mar 31, 2011 at 12:25 PM EDT

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - A Leesburg man was arrested and charged with possession of meth after his home went up in flames.

Kosciusko County officers found the uninjured 37-year-old Todd Metz outside his home.

Several fire departments responded to the blaze overnight, and police report they found items commonly used to manufacture meth.

Drug Task Force officers think a meth lab in the garage exploded, and that the fire spread through the home.

The State Fire Marshal's office is investigating the exact cause of the fire.

More charges against Metz are possible.

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