- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

July 28—HAZLE TWP. — West Hazleton Police and Hazle Township Fire and Rescue confirmed Monday that the 500 block of Ridge Avenue of Hazle Township had been blocked off on Monday afternoon following the discovery of a methamphetamine lab by state police.

According to West Hazleton police, the investigation was turned over the to the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office.

Residents were told to stay inside their homes because of safety concerns.

Emergency personnel remained on site into the evening.


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