Insurance Company To Evaluate Apartment Building After Meth Lab Explosion

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FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — An insurance company will evaluate an apartment building where a meth lab explosion took place, according to a real estate company that manages the Fayetteville property.

Police said the explosion happened just before 1:30 a.m. Monday (April 18) in a unit in an apartment building located on Oakland Avenue and a man and woman who were inside at the time where both injured.

Platinum Properties of Northwest Arkansas manages the apartment complex. In a statement issued to 5NEWS Tuesday the company is having the affected building evaluated by their insurance company and will follow their recommendations on how to proceed. The company is also helping tenants relocated to other apartments.

According to Platinum Properties, every prospective tenant undergoes a background check.

A rental application on the company’s website includes questions about employment, income, bankruptcy and felony convictions.

Police have not yet released the names of the man and woman involved in the explosion and no arrests have been made.

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