The one-bedroom apartment at 623 1/2 Simms St. in Charleston, which sits behind two homes on the city’s West Side, was condemned after a meth lab was found there last June.
An employee at Simon Environmental pulls a garbage bag through a window at 623 1/2 Simms St. in Charleston. Because methamphetamine labs create hazardous conditions, the entire contents of a meth-positive space must be disposed of.
Simon Environmental spent several days from July through November cleaning and decontaminating the apartment at 6231/2 Simms St. on Charleston's West Side.
A crew from Simon Environmental piles bags of contaminated items in a dump truck.
James Gross lives with his brother in the first-floor apartment at 6231/2 Simms St. He said he'd like to move, but has no place else to go.
Rooms were condemned at the Economy Inn in Nitro after two women were arrested for cooking meth in November.
A car seat is turned over outside Room 217 at the Economy Inn in Nitro. An 18-month-old boy was found in the room where officers arrested two women for cooking meth.