Former talk show host and American comedian Jay Leno was hospitalised after suffering serious burns early this week.

A fire had reportedly broken out in his Los Angeles car garage after one of his cars burst into flames.

Jay Leno speaks at the 2020 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Garth Brooks at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 4, 2020. Photo by Shawn Miller/Library of Congress. Note: Privacy and publicity rights for individuals depicted may apply.

In a media statement, Leno said, “I got some serious burns from a gasoline fire. I am ok. Just need a week or two to get back on my feet.”

He currently remains at Grossman Burn Center where his injuries are being taken care of.

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