Suspected gas explosion leaves man in hospital

November 16, 2022 6:38 am in by
Fire and Rescue appliance, Brisbane

A man has suffered burns after a suspected gas explosion at an Aitkenvale home.

Around 5.30pm yesterday, multiple emergency crews responded to reports of a fire at a Belinda Street residence.

Two people were evacuated, as fire crews extinguished the fire.

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According to Queensland Fire and Rescue, it’s believed a gas explosion started the blaze.

A man who sustained burns to his chest was transported to Townsville hospital for treatment.

Fire investigators will return to the scene today.