Firefighters find pot inside burning Lake Elsinore home

Investigation under way

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. - An investigation is under way Friday after firefighters in Lake Elsinore discovered marijuana plants inside a burning house.

The house fire was put out shortly before midnight.

10News cameras captured the inside of the home, which was filled with plants and equipment for lighting and irrigation.

Neighbors told 10News that no one lives in the home, but that someone had purchased it a few months ago.

Firefighters also told 10News that police from Riverside are conducting an investigation.

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