Nov 14, 2014 2:13 PM by News Staff
VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) - Officials at a San Francisco Bay Area school district say a staff member suffered a burn injury to a hand after an explosion in a classroom that was under construction.
Vallejo High School was evacuated after the blast around 8 a.m. Friday. School officials say students were not near the classroom, and no students were harmed.
Authorities later gave the school the all-clear and classes resumed.
The cause of the blast was under investigation. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. spokesman Paul Moreno said the utility did not detect any leaks or other problems with its gas lines leading to the school.
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(Photo Courtesy: Vallejo Fire Department)