Man burned in suspected honey oil lab fire in Costa Mesa, officials say

The Costa Mesa Fire Department said a man suffered burns in a possible honey oil lab fire in the 2200 block of Avalon Street in Costa Mesa on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

A man was burned in Costa Mesa after officials said his shed where he was running a suspected honey oil lab caught on fire Thursday evening.

The Costa Mesa Fire Department said it responded to the fire in the 2200 block of Avalon Street at about 9 p.m.

Firefighters found the shed on fire and the flames moving toward the home.

After putting the fire out, fire officials said they found what they believed to be a honey oil operation and extensive marijuana cultivation operation.

A man was rushed to the hospital with moderate burns, according to officials.

The fire department said the cause of the fire remained under investigation.
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