Platteville Campus Fire-Meth
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (AP) – Police say it seems a small fire on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus was started when a student tried to make meth. WKOW-TV reports Sunday (http://bit.ly/Zqt2Yta ) that the fire started early Saturday. The Rountree Commons dorm was evacuated for about an hour. Police say a student was trying to cook methamphetamine when the ingredients started a fire in a plastic waste basket. The student put out the fire and emergency crews were called. Five people suffered smoke-related injuries. The student was arrested. He’s being held on a tentative charge of attempted manufacturing of methamphetamine.
— Information from: WKOW-TV, http://www.wkow.com
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