Sheriff’s Department: 1 Deputy Killed, 1 Injured in Rancho Cordova

911 Tapes from Apartment Explosion Released

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A suspected drug lab explosion rocked a Rancho Cordova apartment complex Wednesday night.

Moments after the blast, dispatchers received frantic 911 calls.

One caller described hearing the blast, looking outside and seeing two people on fire.

“They’re hurt. They need an ambulance,” the man said.

Arson investigators say someone was manufacturing hash oil using butane, causing the explosion. Two men were hurt in the blast, and were taken to a nearby hospital.

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