Cops: Marijuana operation goes up in smoke during Yonkers fire
Firefighters made a surprising discovery this morning while responding to a fire on Vernon Place in Yonkers.
Police say the home concealed a large marijuana growing operation complete with a sophisticated watering and lighting system.
Officials say that the no one lived inside the house.
Neighbors say they are shocked to find out what was really happening inside the home.
Police say they confiscated all the plants that did not burn up in the fire and have posted a guard at the home to prevent tempering with evidence.