Chemistry Lab Mishap In Denver High School Injures Four Students

September 15, 2014 7:01 PM

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Four students at a Denver high school were injured today, one seriously, when a classroom chemistry demonstration caught fire, according to the Associated Press. The students suffered burns on their faces and upper bodies, and were brought to Denver hospitals for treatment.

The fire started at 7:54 a.m. at charter school SMART Academy's Lalo Delgado campus, a Denver Fire Department spokesman told the Denver Post. The fire burned itself out and did not spread to other classrooms nearby, the paper reported.

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