13 people injured Wednesday at the Discovery Museum downtown Reno


The injures where minors to moderate, according to the declaration of Reno Fire Chief Michael Hernandez during a briefing Wednesday and the injured where transported at the hospital. In fact, four people were treated and released at the scene. We would like to express our gratitude to all first responders that were on the scene within minutes of the incident. Our thoughts continue to be with all those affected today. As this incident is still under investigation, we have no further updates at this time, but will release more information as it becomes available,” the museum said in a statement during night.

As it is normal in a such situation, the facility was closed for the moment and an in investigation is set to provide answers about the accident. It was a chemical explosion of a methyl alcohol and boric acid mixture but this experiment was conducted everyday however to demonstrate a whirling tornado effect with lightings.


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