The owner of a two-story warehouse that caught fire Sunday night and revealed a marijuana grow inside says he was operating a collective co-op, Tacoma police said.
A passerby called 911 about 10:22 p.m. after noticing smoke coming from the warehouse in the 2500 block of Jefferson Street.
After fire crews extinguished the blaze, they found evidence of a marijuana grow so they called police.
About 600 pot plants, ranging from seedlings to mature plants, were found inside the warehouse, police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said.
Also found inside were chemicals, grow lights and other equipment and pot in baggies. …