MODESTO (CBS13) – Investigators say the fire that damaged two homes in Modesto was caused by a butane honey oil lab explosion.

The incident happened early Thursday afternoon along the 2300 block of Whitcomb Way.

The shed was destroyed in the fire. (Credit: Modesto Police)

According to the Stanislaus Regional Fire Investigation Unit, the fire started in a shed next to a home. Detectives believe the shed was the site of a butane honey oil lab.

The shed was destroyed in the fire. Two homes were damaged as well, firefighters say.

The edibles officers say they found in the home. (Credit: Modesto Police)

Modesto police say they not only found more than 100 pounds of marijuana during a subsequent search of the home, they also found 300 edible THC gummies and over 1,000 doses of concentrated THC.

One man, 35-year-old Modesto resident Michael Desruissea, has turned himself in. His girlfriend, 27-year-old Kanisha Brown, is still wanted by police.



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