Cops find unconscious man on Long Island lawn, chemical lab in garage

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May 10, 2019 - 12:50 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Things are breaking bad for someone on Long Island.

Police were alerted to a man passed out on the lawn Friday and discovered an apparent chemical laboratory in a detached garage on Friday.

The incident occurred on West Beech Street in Long Beach.

Officers came upon the man, and while investigating came across a heat source and chemicals that were heating up in the garage.

Authorities released a statement saying, "The Nassau County Fire Marshal's Office hazardous materials team and recon team is presently operating at the scene of a chemical lab in the garage of a private home. There was one civilian removed by LBFD Ambulance in serious condition."

The man was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Some neighbors were evacuated as a precaution.

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