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North Hollywood pot-growing operation uncovered after fire

Firefighters uncovered a marijuana-growing operation after containing a fire at a business on the 7300 block of North Fulton Avenue in North Hollywood Monday, Jan. 13, 2014.

January 13, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
Firefighters found an indoor marijuana-growing operation while dousing a business fire in North Hollywood Monday.

The blaze erupted on the 7300 block of North Fulton Avenue around 8:50 a.m.

Crews arrived on the scene and extinguished the fire in about 20 minutes. When firefighters entered the building, crews found several marijuana plants.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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