Man, Daughter Hurt in Meth Lab Fire

1 decade 1 year 2 months ago Wednesday, April 11 2007 Apr 11, 2007 Wednesday, April 11, 2007 1:18:09 PM CDT April 11, 2007 in News
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FESTUS (AP) - An man and his eleven-year-old daughter are badly burned after a fire apparently caused by a meth lab broke out early Wednesday  at their home in the St. Louis-area town Festus. STLToday.com, reports that a woman and three other children got out unhurt. Police say the fire began in a meth lab in the basement and quickly spread to the bedroom where the girl was sleeping. She suffered serious burns to her feet. Authorities say charges of child endangerment, and drug-related counts, would be sought against both the man and his wife. The children who were not injured were placed in the custody of the Missouri Division of Family Services.

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