November 15, 2013 3:52 pm

RCMP find marijuana grow operation after fire at N.B. seniors home

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MINTO, N.B. – Police say they discovered an apparent marijuana grow operation after responding to a fire at a special care seniors home near Minto, N.B.

RCMP say a search warrant was obtained and officers seized 550 marijuana plants from the basement of the building on Shore road in Clarks Corner.

Marijuana growing equipment and a large quantity of marijuana were also seized.

Police say they believe the fire was related to the grow operation.

All of the residents of the home were safely evacuated.

© 2013 The Canadian Press

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