Experiment Catches Fire at UWindsor

Tuesday January 17th, 2012

Posted at 1:36pm


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Windsor Fire and rescue crews extinguished an experiment gone wrong at the University of Windsor’s Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research Building on Riverside Drive.

At around 12:45pm, a researcher doing an experiment with ampicillin and ethanol caused a plastic cup to catch fire.

No one was injured.

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