Neighbors worry about fumes after suspected PCP lab burns - CBS46 News

Neighbors worry about fumes after suspected PCP lab burns

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FULTON COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

A home that burned to the ground in south Fulton County apparently was used to make the drug PCP, also known as angel dust, a spokeswoman for the county said.

Neighbors captured video and pictures of the house on Hobgood Road near Fairburn as it burst into flames Saturday night.

Two people were injured and taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, police said.

Neighbors had heard rumors that potentially toxic chemicals had been stored in the house and worried they were in danger.

They complained that authorities did little to ease their fears.

"Everyone in the neighborhood wants to know is there anything we should know in order to be safe," said Opal Hadley, who lives next door to the property.

"This neighborhood should've been told about it - to tell people to stay in and not go outside." said Wayne Walker, who lives across the street.

Authorities would not speak with CBS Atlanta News on camera, but the county spokeswoman issued a news release in which she wrote, "The Fulton County (Hazardous Materials) Team has conducted air quality samplings of the area and deemed it to be safe."

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