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Blast reported at Boston College chemistry lab

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • Student left the scene of the blast, fire department says
  • Professor is talking to emergency workers about chemistry experiment

(CNN) -- Emergency workers are evaluating a Boston College student who was at the scene of a chemistry lab explosion Saturday morning, authorities said.

The Boston Fire Department arrived at the Merkert Chemistry Center at 10:47 a.m. A Twitter post from Boston Fire said the student left the basement lab after the blast, but was found off campus at an apartment. No other injuries were reported.

Meanwhile, the chemistry building was evacuated and authorities were talking to a professor about a chemistry experiment.