Official: Nederland house fire possibly started from hash oil explosion

Firefighters work to put out a house fire on Monday in Nederland.  Jeremy Papasso/ Staff Photographer/ July 25, 2016
Firefighters work to put out a house fire on Monday, July 25, 2016 in Nederland

The house fire that injured two earlier Monday south of Nederland’s Barker Reservoir — in the area of Pinecliff Trail and Alpine Drive — could have been started by a hash oil explosion, according to Erie Abramson, volunteer captain for Nederland Fire.

“I can’t really comment now but it’s a little suspicious that there’s tanks blowing off (in the house),” said Abramson. “We probably suspect some…

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