Man Arrested After Hash Oil Explosion

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A 51-year-old man is in jail after an apparent hash oil explosion in Colorado Springs.

The blast happened just before 10 p.m. Saturday night at an apartment complex near the Colorado Springs airport.

Police said Lee Brown had been making hash oil with butane inside his apartment when the substance ignited.

Brown is facing several charges including manufacturing a controlled substance.

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