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October 18, 2013 at 11:32 PM

Maid finds drug lab in Tukwila motel

A guest was arrested at an America’s Best Value Inn in Tukwila when a maid discovered and reported a drug lab in the person’s room Friday afternoon, according to a news release.

Police and HAZMAT teams evacuated the motel, in the 14800 block of Interurban Avenue South, secured the area and determined that no one had been injured or exposed to harmful chemicals, the release said.

Teams from  SeaTac, Burien, North Highline, Kent, King County Fire District 20, Zone 3 Fire Explorers and South King County Paramedics assisted Tukwila police.

Tukwila police are working with the Drug Enforcement Agency to process the chemicals at the scene, the release said.

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