Large Marijuana Growing Operation Uncovered In West Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Firefighters called out to a house fire in West Philadelphia discovered something unexpected: a large-scale marijuana growing operation.

The house, located at 4033 Poplar Street, caught on fire around 3 p.m. Wednesday. When firefighters began battling the blaze, they discovered 100 marijuana plants valued at $1 million inside the property.

The discovery remains under investigation.

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