Grad student suffers minor injuries in lab fire
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.