IIT teacher injured in hazmat situation

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Thursday, March 24, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago Fire Department responded to a hazmat situation Friday evening on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology on the city's South Side, officials said.

A teacher was mixing chemicals in the Life Sciences building at 3105 S. Dearborn St. when there was an explosion. The chemicals were non-toxic, officials said.

The teacher was transported to Northwestern Hospital in stable condition with minor injuries to the face.