Meth Suspect Sets Apartment on Fire

Brett Blume (@brettblumekmox)

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOX) – A man suspected of making meth in his apartment set his room ablaze Sunday night.

Firefighters were called to the complex at 320 Jackson Street in the heart of downtown St. Charles and found that the suspect had barricaded himself inside his burning unit.

Eventually, the man in his 20s stumbled outside suffering from burns and smoke inhalation, and was taken into custody.

Police reportedly found meth-making materials inside the apartment after the fire was put out.

The Red Cross was called in after the entire 8-unit complex was condemned due to smoke damage.
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