Possible meth lab discovered at Jack London Square hotel

Oakland firefighters respond to an incident the Jack London Inn on Embarcadero West in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (Jane Tyska/ Bay Area News Group)

An Oakland fire hazardous materials crew was dispatched today to a Jack London Square hotel where a possible methamphetamine lab was discovered, police and fire officials said.

Suspicious smoke at the Jack London Inn at 444 Embarcadero West was reported at 11:37 a.m., according to the fire department.

Firefighters responded and discovered a possible meth lab there, police said. A hazmat crew was called to the area and surrounding streets have been shut down for the investigation.

One person was taken to a hospital. The extent of their injuries was not immediately disclosed.

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