Nursing Home Meth Lab Fire Kills One, Injures Six

According to a fire chief in in one state, a drug lab in the room of a nursing home resident caused a fire that killed one person and injured six others. The Fire Chief has announced that the injured man died Monday, following the Sunday night fire at the nursing home. He has also said the lab was making methamphetamine.

Officials say the man was among three residents and two non-residents hospitalized. Two others were treated at the scene. A lawyer for the nursing home declined comment. According to the nursing home roster, 39 individuals were living at the facility at the time of the fire. For more, read the story.


Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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