Pot Plants Found While Fighting Fire

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    NBC4

    A southern New Jersey man is facing drug charges after authorities say they found 283 marijuana plants in a Winslow Township apartment he rented during a fire.
     
    Authorities also say they found eight marijuana plants in an underground bunker at 41-year-old Benedetto Taormina's home in Sewell.

      A working phone number could not be found for Taormina. He was arrested Thursday and released on bail.
     
    Authorities tell the Courier-Post that a grow facility was found Wednesday when firefighters put out a blaze in an apartment on the same floor as the one he rented in Sewell Township. No one was injured in the fire.