Drug lab uncovered following Van Nuys explosion

Los Angeles police and firefighters respond to an explosion and fire in the 15100 block of Leadwell Street in Van Nuys Friday, March 20, 2015.

Police are investigating an explosion and subsequent fire at a suspected marijuana oil extraction lab in Van Nuys.

The incident occurred at a house in the 15100 block of Leadwell Street at 10:52 p.m. Friday.

Investigators believe the home may have also been used as a marijuana-growing location. Investigators were working to determine the cause of the fire.

Two people were detained in connection. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

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