Girl Gets Chemical Burns At St Albans School

A teenage girl has gotten serious burns after chemicals exploded in her face during a school science experiment.

It happened this morning at around 10.30 and emergency services were called to the school.

She's been taken to Stoke Mandeville Hospital, which specialises in treatment for burn injuries.

Her condition is not believed to be life-threatening and no one else was injured in the explosion.

The secondary school involved has not been named by the Ambulance Service.

Recently Played Tracks

To listen live, choose your preferred location:


On TV: 1990s: The Quiz

1pm - 3pm

Watch heart TV

Heart VIP


Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart on Twitter