Meth lab explodes at Walker motel

WALKER, Mich. (WZZM) -- Police are looking for at least one person in connection with a meth lab explosion and fire at a Kent County motel.

Fire crews were called to the America's Best Value Inn and Suites at 3 Mile Road and Alpine Avenue NW around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday. Dispatchers say a small fire was reported in one of the motel rooms but was put out with an extinguisher before firefighters arrived.

When police checked the room, they noticed components of a one pot methamphetamine lab had exploded and caught the bathroom on fire. The Kent Area Narcotic Enforcement Team and the Michigan State Police Meth Response Team were called to investigate and clean up the scene.

Walker police are investigating who was in the room at the time of the explosion.

Police say no one was injured.


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