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Fire department helps apartments crack down on meth

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The sessions were held for concerned residents. The sessions were held for concerned residents.

MCMAHAN, KY (WAVE) - Property owners concerned about how to detect and stop meth labs attended a training session.

The McMahan Fire District and Louisville Metro Police Department held a training program for apartment communities and hotels Tuesday to discuss the growing methamphetamine problem.

The course work involved how to detect if meth is being used, or produced, in their businesses.

According to police, meth is the most dangerous drug because it affects so many innocent people who are either kicked out of their homes due to a fire from cooking the drug or unknowingly inhaling the chemicals.

Chief Pat Walsh explained, "You happen to see there's 10 bottles of drain opener or something like that, they use lithium batteries an ammonia smell is basically what you're looking for in terms of that stuff."

Two more training sessions are scheduled to be held on Tuesday November 27 at 9 a.m. and on at 6:30 p.m.

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