Jay Leno Injured In Garage Fire Accident

'Tonight Show' Host Suffers 'Serious' Facial Burns In Car Fire
JAY LENO'S GARAGE -- Peter Giacobbi with featured cars Tjaarda, DeLorean and Testarossa -- Pictured: Jay Leno -- (Photo by: Walker Dalton/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Jay Leno was hospitalized on Sunday after a freak car fire reportedly left him with “serious” facial burns.
  • The former “Tonight Show” host and avid car collector, 72, was in the Los Angeles garage where he stores his dozens of prized vehicles when one of them burst into flames, TMZ reported on Monday.
  • Sources told the outlet that the explosion severely burned the left side of Leno’s face but did not injure his eye or ear.
  • He was transported to the Grossman Burn Center in LA, according to the report, but his condition is unknown.

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