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Marijuana grow house discovered while fighting fire

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TAMPA (FOX 13) -

Hillsborough County fire crews made an interesting discovery while fighting an electrical fire Wednesday morning.  They say, while fighting the flames, they realized it was a marijuana grow house.

The fire broke out just after 2 a.m. at 11309 Hollyglen Drive in Plantation off of Gunn Highway in Tampa.

Roughly 10 bags of marijuana were found inside the house, deputies say.

So far no arrests have been made. Investigators still need to find out if anyone owned the house, or if there were squatters.

There were some clues that this was a grow house. The neighbor had reported an expensive electrical bill. It turns out the grow house was tapped into his electricity.

This is the second grow house discovered in this neighborhood in four years.

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