Illegal fireworks-making operation found inside Los Feliz home
Authorities discovered an illegal fireworks-making operation inside a Los Feliz home Friday.
Fire crews went to the home in the 3400 block of Lambeth Street shortly before 5:30 a.m., and the Los Angeles Police Department evacuated some nearby homes, officials said.
A city fire department hazardous materials team and LAPD bomb squad technicians carefully removed the fireworks-making materials from inside the building.
Two people inside who may have been exposed to hazardous nitrates were taken to a hospital for treatment. Authorities expected to make arrests in connection with the illegal fireworks.
-- Richard Winton