2 injured in explosion at Calif. lab

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two people suffered minor injuries Wednesday afternoon in a small explosion at a biotechnology lab in South San Francisco.

The South San Francisco Fire Department says the explosion was reported in a lab at Amgen Inc. on the 1100 block of Veterans Boulevard at about 4:30 p.m.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1aajdlw ) that the explosion did not ignite a fire, but that two people were transported to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

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Information from: San Francisco Chronicle, http://www.sfgate.com