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Task Force Investigates Cause of Great Bend Fire

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The Great Bend Fire saying a officials say a meth lab could have been the cause of an apartment fire.

Fire officials say more than three agencies responded to a fire that started around 9:30 Friday night on 330 Main Street in Great Bend.
The tenant told officials that the fire was caused by a burning candle but investigation says otherwise. During the fire tenant threw curtains, bedding and a fan out of the window, causing the attic and front porch to also catch on fire.
Fire officials also say the Susquehanna County Drug Task Force was called to the scene for decontamination after the fire was put out -- leading them to believe there may have been a meth lab inside.
Officials confirm the tenant was taken to a nearby medical center with severe leg burns.

The investigation is ongoing.