PREVIOUSLY: Evacuations in Salmon Creek as Suspected Hash Lab Burns

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Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release: 

On May 24, 2016, at approximately 1055 hrs, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a request from Cal Fire to respond to a structure fire in the 4000 block of Salmon Creek Road in Miranda. It was reported that a possible Butane Honey Oil operation was in the structure.

Deputies responded and established a unified incident command with Cal fire personnel. The area was secured and Thomas Road and Salmon Creek Road were closed to all traffic. A reverse 9-1-1 was activated for an evacuation of the area within a one mile radius do to potential hazards associated with large butane and nitrogen tanks that were seen on the property.

At approximately 1434 hrs the fire was contained. Deputies from the HCSO Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) are currently on scene investigating.

Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.