Washington University grad student suffers minor injuries in lab fire

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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 reports that 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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Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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