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Santa Ana marijuana-growing operation uncovered by fire

March 27, 2009 |  7:53 am

A fire at a commercial building in Santa Ana has helped uncover a marijuana-growing operation.

Santa Ana firefighters dispatched to a single-story structure at 1118 E. Walnut St. about 9:30 p.m. Thursday found smoke and fire coming from a corner suite in the 18-unit building, said Santa Ana Fire Capt. Ben Gonzales.

It took 35 firefighters 15 minutes to douse the flames.

Read the rest of the story at KTLA News.