Man injured in meth lab fire, police say

TULSA - A man suffered burns to his hands and other parts of his body after a fire broke out in a south Tulsa apartment Thursday night.

The fire at the Tamarack Place apartments near 61st Street and South Peoria is the result of a meth lab, police say.

Fire officials called officers to the home around 11:15 p.m. for the possible meth lab fire.  The suspect first told them he burnt himself and caught his apartment on fire while making model airplanes.  He later admitted he was manufactuing meth, police say.

The man was taken to a Tulsa hospital with severe burns and is expected to recover.

No arrests have been made but police said the man may face a manufacturing meth charge.

His identity has not been released.

No one else was injured.

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