Teen Injured in Christiansburg Explosion

Christiansburg, VA - Fire officials in Christiansburg say a teenage boy was hurt in a small explosion Friday morning.

Crews were called to the scene on Mulberry Drive just before 6 a.m. Friday.

Officials say the teen was playing with a home chemistry set at the time of the explosion. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators say it appears the explosion was accidental.

No one else was hurt.