Girl Gets Chemical Burns At St Albans School

1 July 2014, 14:27 | Updated: 1 July 2014, 15:07

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.