Jay Leno is recovering after being significantly injured in a gasoline fireplace, the comic confirmed to CBS Information.
On Monday, the previous “Tonight Present” host confirmed studies of a latest medical emergency, saying he suffered “severe burns” from a gasoline fireplace.
“I received some severe burns from a gasoline fireplace. I’m OK. Simply want every week or two to get again on my ft,” Leno mentioned in an announcement.
TMZ reported that one in every of Leno’s automobiles erupted in flames on Sunday in his classic automotive storage in Burbank, leaving the comic with burns on the left aspect of his face — sparing his eyes and ears.
Leno, 72, was taken to the Grossman Burn Middle in West Hills for remedy.
“Jay needs everybody to know that he’s in secure situation and receiving remedy on the Grossman Burn Middle for burns that he obtained to his face and arms from a gasoline accident in his storage over the weekend,” the Grossman Burn Middle mentioned in an announcement. “He’s in good humor and is touched by all of the inquiries into his situation and effectively needs.”
Burbank police issued an announcement tosaying they’re conscious of the media studies however that the company “didn’t reply to the incident, weren’t requested, nor do we have now any details about what came about, or accidents sustained.”
Individuals reported that Leno was compelled to cancel a Sunday night time look at a monetary convention in Las Vegas. An electronic mail despatched to attendees by organizers mentioned that Leno’s household didn’t present many particulars, “however there was a really severe medical emergency that’s stopping Jay from touring. All we all know is that he’s alive, so our prayers exit to him and his household tonight.”