Police: Attic Full Of Pot Caught Fire

Electrical fire may have unveiled marijuana growing operation

Monday, May 13, 2013  |  Updated 2:18 PM CDT
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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.

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

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