A Buckingham Place garage burned down early on Tuesday morning and police suspect the fire was caused by a hydroponic cannabis set-up.
The fire brigade was called to the Amaroo house (see, it is in Canberra after all) at 4.30am and, after putting the fire out, discovered an “elaborate hydroponic set-up”.
Police were called and 20 mature plants were discovered.
The hydroponic operation was allegedly being powered by diverting a nearby electricity line, which could possibly be what caused the fire.
ED – Ssanta sent in the following as a story:
Amaroo wins shallow end of gene pool award.
The geniuses responsible for the intellectual behemoth that is the Daily Telegraph are reporting here that the cause for a potential house fire this morning was dodgy cabling for a hydro set-up.
It is people like you that give smoking bongs such a bad name. Pat yourself on the back then crawl back under the rock you came from you dimwitted Mark Latham diary reading weirdo.
Hope the coppers tear you a new one.