Man suffers serious burns after gas tank explosion

March 8, 2023 9:35 am in by

A man has been airlifted to hospital with serious burns following a gas tank explosion, South of Gladstone.

Emergency services were called to a private property at Rodds Bay round 2.45pm yesterday, to treat the man in his 60s.

It’s believed a man had been using an angle grinder on a gas tank before it caught fire.

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He suffered burns to his legs, arms and face.

He was transported by the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition.