Chico FD investigating possible Honey Oil Lab explosion

Jan 4, 2015 8:22 PM by Vanessa Vasconcelos

UPDATE: We're following breaking news out of Chico where Fire crews and Police are investigating the cause of an explosion that happened just before 5pm.

W 2nd Ave is still blocked off from Warner to N Cedar in front of the La Vista Apts. Chico

According to Division Chief Aaron Lowe, preliminary investigations show the scene is consistent with a Honey Oil Lab explosion.

The explosion came from Apt 4 of the La Vista apartments.

Neighbors say they heard the explosion ran outside and saw two tenants of apartment 4 rolling around on the ground. They have been transferred by medics but there is no word on the severity of their injuries.

Fire crews were able to contain the blaze to just the apartment.

Stay with Action News Now for the latest information.


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