MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One person has been transported to Hennepin County Medical Center after a small explosion at the University of Minnesota, according to authorities.

The Minneapolis Police Department said the explosion happened at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday in a lab on the fourth floor of Smith Hall at the school.

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The building was evacuated.

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Officials say the person who was transported to the hospital suffered minor injuries. The victim was conscious with serious burns, according to a release.

According to the U of M news service, an organic compound exploded. There was no fire as a result of the explosion but the building remains closed. A determination will be made later if access will be allowed for afternoon and evening classes.

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