Two Arrested and Charged in New Year's Eve Fire in Ironwood

By KBJR News 1

Two Arrested and Charged in New Year's Eve Fire in Ironwood

January 3, 2013 Updated Jan 3, 2013 at 7:15 PM CDT

Ironwood, MI (NNCNOW.com) -- Two people have been arrested and charged in connection with a New Year’s Eve fire caused by an active meth lab.

34 year old Justin Christopher Farrsiar and 27 year old Tammy Rae Korpela, have been arraigned on five 20 year felony charges, each in connection with an active methamphetamine laboratory that is believed to have caused the fire.

Around 9:30 p.m. the Ironwood Public Safety Department responded to the structure fire on S. Mansfield Street.

Investigation reveals the building was deemed a total loss.

Officials say the components used to manufacture meth are hazardous and combustible.

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