MUGS INCLUDED: Several facing charges in East TN meth bust

Vonore, Monroe (WVLT) - Haz-mat crews and the Monroe County Sheriff's Department are on the scene of an overnight meth lab explosion.

Investigators say around 10:00 Thursday night, SWAT teams raided a home located at 645 White Plains Road in Vonore catching several suspects in the process of making meth.

According to deputies, one suspect tried to throw several chemical's down a sink causing an explosion and a small fire.

No one was hurt, but several people were taken into custody.

Deputies are looking for one suspect who got away during the raid.

The incident is still under investigation.

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