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Anaheim fire leads authorities to pot growing operation

Firefighters are seen at a blaze at a home in the 1500 block of West Tonia Court in Anaheim on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. A pot growing operation was discovered after the fire was knocked down.

January 22, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
Anaheim police have launched an investigation after firefighters found a marijuana growing operation inside a burning home.

The fire broke out early Tuesday morning in the 1500 block of West Tonia Court. A man who was home at the time told police that he has a permit to grow pot for medical reasons. Police are looking into his claim.

No one was hurt in the fire.