HFD: Science experiment gone-wrong injures at least 6 children at Memorial area daycare

HOUSTON — Several children at a daycare in the Memorial area were injured Tuesday while doing some sort of science experiment, according to officials with the Houston Fire Department.

The accident happened at the Memorial Drive Presbyterian church in the 11000 block of Memorial Drive.

Firefighters said the children were conducting an experiment when a chemical reaction caused a flash, burning at least six of them.

It was not known what type of chemicals were being used.