Police Find Meth Lab in the Woods in Massachusetts Town

Norton police said they were checking out a homeless camp in the woods when they stumbled onto a hazmat situation

Norton Police

Police stumbled onto a methamphetamine lab while checking out a homeless camp in Norton, Massachusetts, on Monday.

Norton police said detectives were checking out a homeless area in the woods near the Extended Stay America hotel on South Washington Street when they came upon what they described as a "hazmat situation" with a makeshift meth lab.

"Fire officials conducted tests and determined it to be harmful," Norton police said on Facebook.

Courtesy: Norton Police

A state hazmat team was called in to clean up the scene.

No further information was immediately available.

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