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EPD says two suspects in custody after meth lab explosion

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Evansville Police and Fire responded to a fire in a townhome on the north side is Evansville Wednesday morning.

The townhome is 4500 block of 4th Avenue around 10:45 a.m. in the North Park Apartment complex.

Firefighters put out the fire and say they saw items in the townhome that indicated an active meth lab had been inside when the fire happened.

Members of the EPD Meth Suppression Unit responded and dismantled an active lab and removed remnants of an exploded lab.

Police say two men were in the home when the explosion happened. Both were taken to Deaconess Hospital for injuries they received during the incident.

One of the men suffered burns and the other was treated for a broken arm he received while trying to put out the fire. 

The suspects will be arrested when they are released from the hospital. They are 47-year-old Shane Memmer and 42-year-old Scott Wolf, both of Evansville.

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