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Man hurt in explosion; hash oil manufacturing items found

Published On: May 16 2014 04:15:03 AM CDT
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

Colorado Springs Police are investigating an explosion that appears to have been the result of hash oil manufacturing.

The explosion happened Wednesday night (5/14/14) at an apartment in the 7700 block of Chanda Heights. The Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to an automatic alarm at the apartment around 10 p.m. Firefighters found one man who was hurt from the explosion. No fire was burning, but the sprinkler systems were functioning.

The man was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The building was significantly damaged by the sprinklers.

Colorado Springs Police were also called to the apartment to investigate. They found items consistent with the manufacture of hash oil.

Police continue to investigate to determine whether charges will be filed.

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