SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. – Shortly after 3 p.m., police responded to an explosion inside an apartment at Alta Mar at Broadwater, 3906 34th Terrace S., Apt. B.
When police arrived, 11 over apartments were evacuated in the building as a precaution until the cause of the explosion is determined.
The Tampa Bomb Squad was called to the scene to clear it and make sure it’s safe for residents to return.
Police say the preliminary investigation indicates that the cause of the explosion was a drug lab in the apartment.
Police say that the building has now been released back to the property management.