Cannabis factory discovered after fire breaks out in Kempston flat

Police get more than they bargain for when helping out firefighters

Wednesday, 3rd November 2021, 5:21 pm

A small cannabis factory was discovered in a flat in Kempston yesterday (Tuesday) lunchtime.

Police were called to support Beds Fire & Rescue at the blaze in St John's Street at about 12.30pm.

But, while managing the scene, officers were shocked to find a small cannabis factory made of 20 cannabis plants.

The cannabis factory and plants were dismantled this morning (Wednesday) and safely disposed of.

The small cannabis factory (Picture courtesy of @NorthBedsPolice)