Published: Jan 12, 2012 6:16 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A student received minor injuries during a chemistry lab explosion inside the University of Florida's Sisler Hall.
    
The Orlando Sentinel (http://thesent.nl/Ax9hwP ) reports the building will be closed for at least a day following the Wednesday afternoon explosion.
    
University police say the student was taken to Shands Hospital for evaluation. The building was evacuated after the 5:45 p.m. explosion.
    
The newspaper reports a hazardous-materials unit from Gainesville Fire Rescue is investigating to find out what kind of chemicals were involved. Officials say the chemicals were toxic.
    
No further details were immediately available.
    
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Information from: Orlando Sentinel, http://www.orlandosentinel.com

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