01/08/2013 10:52 EST | Updated 03/10/2013 05:12 EDT

Northern Alberta RCMP investigate structure fire, find steriod lab

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - RCMP say their investigation into a structure fire in Fort McMurray, Alta., appears to have uncovered a lab for producing steroids.

Police say the area had to be cordoned off and the RCMP's Clandestine Lab Team was called in.

James Rae, 31, of Fort McMurray, has been charged with production of a controlled substance, as well as possession for the purpose of trafficking.

He has been remanded in custody and is expected to make his first court appearance on Wednesday.