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UCLA student injured conducting experiment

File photo of a sign on the University of California, Los Angeles, campus.

April 5, 2014 12:00:00 AM PDT
A UCLA student was injured in an explosion at a campus engineering building Saturday afternoon.

Fire officials say the male student was conducting a science experiment in an oven when the oven blew up. There was no blaze, but a large flash of heat.

No other students were evacuated. The victim is reported to be in fair condition, with burns on his face and neck.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

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