Police: Attic Full Of Pot Caught Fire

Electrical fire may have unveiled marijuana growing operation

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    A stash of pot may have been mistakenly lit too early.

    Chicago Fire Department officials say a fire in the attic of a home in the 9700 block of South Eggleston Avenue Monday morning was sparked in what appeared to be a marijuana growing operation, the Chicago Tribune reported.

    More than 10 marijuana plants were found in the attic, according to police.

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    The cause of the fire is believed to have been electrical.