WATERBORO, Maine — Massabesic High School students were dismissed early Friday due to a Bunsen burner mishap.

School officials said a Bunsen burner required extinguishing during a first period science lab.

“All safety procedures were put in place including evacuation, fire department response, and security measures,” RSU 57 officials said.

Officials said due to the time required to complete a safety inspection, high school students were dismissed.