Firefighters respond to small explosion in basement lab at MIT

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (WHDH) - A small explosion in a basement lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology prompted a large emergency response Thursday morning, officials said.

The explosion went off at 25 Ames St. around 10:30 a.m., prompting the sprinklers to turn on, according to the Cambridge Fire Department.

No injuries have been reported.

Officials say the situation is stable.

No additional information was immediately available.


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