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Police: Fresno apartment explosion caused by marijuana processing

August 14, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities are assessing the damage Wednesday morning, after an explosion inside a Northwest Fresno apartment.

It happened shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday night at the Colonia Del Sol Apartments on Barstow near Blackstone. Police say the tenants were processing marijuana when the explosion happened.

The explosion shattered windows and sent debris into the parking lot. Two people inside the apartment were taken to Community Regional Medical Center with serious burns to their legs.

It's unclear if any charges will be filed.


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