Chemical fire at Queen's lab

Published Sunday, 14 October 2012
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A fire has broken out at a chemical laboratory in a building at Queen's University, Belfast.

Chemical fire at Queen's lab
Fire crews remain at the scene of the blaze at the David Keir building. (© Presseye)

The blaze in the David Keir building began shortly after 12pm on Sunday.

Four fire engines and a crew equipped to deal with hazardous materials responded to the call out.

A Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said, "Minor damage was caused to the lab which will be open as usual on Monday.

"Queen's has launched an investigation in conjunction with the Fire and Rescue Service to determine how the fire started."

© UTV News
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