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Marijuana-growing operation discovered at NoHo fire

Crews responding to a structure fire in North Hollywood Saturday discovered a marijuana growing operation.
October 29, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Crews responding to a structure fire in North Hollywood were in for a surprise.

The fire broke out early Saturday morning on the 7400 block of Bellaire Avenue.

Crews arrived to find smoke coming from a building.

Officials said when firefighters went inside, they discovered a marijuana growing operation.

The flames didn't damage the building, but several marijuana plants were burned.

The blaze appeared to have been sparked by a light fixture.


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