Student burned in explosion at LSU chemistry lab
BATON ROUGE - An LSU student was injured when chemicals he was working with exploded and caused a fire, according to LSU media relations.
Ernie Ballard said a student was working in a chemistry lab in Choppin Hall when a "flash flame" occurred, burning the student.
BRPD and LSU Police were called out to the lab. The fire was quickly contained and students were allowed back into the lab after 3 p.m.
There's no word on the extent of the student's injuries.