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Man found passed out in apartment by meth lab, residents evacuated

Published: Nov. 26, 2013 at 7:33 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 26, 2013 at 7:55 PM EST
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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - North Charleston police say a building at Brackenbrook Apartments was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a person was found passed out inside an apartment where meth was being cooked.

According to a release, authorities were called out to an apartment at Brackenbrook just after 1 p.m. in reference to a person needed medical assistance.

Police say a person was found passed out inside an apartment. A 20 ounce plastic bottle containing a clear liquid was found in the kitchen. The liquid has a "chemical smell consistent with meth."

Authorities evacuated the building as a precaution, and an investigation is ongoing.

The person was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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