Grad student suffers minor injuries in lab fire

1 year 8 months 3 weeks ago October 01, 2015 Oct 1, 2015 Thursday, October 01 2015 Thursday, October 01, 2015 10:38:00 AM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis graduate student is recovering from minor injuries after a flash fire in a lab.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported the fire happened about 4 a.m. Thursday at Washington University. The university says the student was working alone in a lab at the engineering complex when the fire broke out.

The student was taken to a hospital as a precaution.

The lab sustained water damage when the sprinklers went off. The fire itself was contained and controlled.

 

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