A fire broke out in the Chemistry department in the early hours of Friday morning.
Security staff spotted the fire at around 4am on Friday 12th April. The fire brigade were immediately called, who quickly brought the blaze under control.
One staff member was given “precautionary medical checks” but no one was hurt in the fire.
The cause of the fire is still unknown, though a spokesman for the University said, “there are no indications of criminal activity and there was no risk to the public.”
The laboratory concerned was damaged but the fire did not spread further.