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Meth suspect injured in fire

One of four people arrested was treated for chemical burns after a container failed while making meth, police said.

Police in Defiance, Ohio, and members of the Multi Area Narcotics Task Force were called to a house fire Friday in the 1000 block of Colgate Avenue in Defiance.

Those arrested on a charge of manufacturing methamphetamine include: Zachary D. Hancock, 23, of Keppler Road in Defiance; Alissa A. Andrews, 28, and Kurtis D. Puckett, 26, both of the Colgate address; and Justin M. Mann, 19, of Tempe Road in Fremont, Ohio.

All four were being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio and were scheduled to appear in Defiance Municipal Court on Monday.

Police did not say which of the four was injured. home’s living room was damaged in the fire.

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