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Jay Leno was “sprayed with gas” from a steam car in his Burbank garage, which then ignited and burned portions of his face.

Burbank Fire Department Battalion Chief Dave Burke released an incident report to Fox News Digital which revealed officials responded to the “emergency medical call” on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 12:28 p.m.

“After arriving on scene, BFD resources assessed and treated one adult male patient.,” the statement said. “The patient was transported to a local Emergency Department.”

JAY LENO HAS ‘SERIOUS BURNS’ FROM A ‘GASOLINE FIRE,’ NEEDS ‘WEEK OR TWO’ FOR RECOVERY

Jay Leno is recovering from a car fire after gasoline was sprayed on his face while he was working on a steam engine in his garage Saturday in Burbank.

Jay Leno is recovering from a car fire after gasoline was sprayed on his face while he was working on a steam engine in his garage Saturday in Burbank.
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George Swift, a mechanic at Leno’s garage, told Access Hollywood, “He’s going to have a recovery, but he’s going to be fine.” 

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He added, “He’s a tough guy. He’s going to be fine. There’s nothing life-threatening. He’s in great spirits, but you know, it’s going to take a while.”

Swift described the incident and said Leno was working on a steam car when “he got sprayed with some gas, and it ignited.” 

“He called me and he told me there was a fire and the fire department’s coming,” Swift added. “He never lost consciousness.” 

Jay Leno said he had "serious burns" on his face from a gasoline fire. The talk show host is a car enthusiast. 

Jay Leno said he had “serious burns” on his face from a gasoline fire. The talk show host is a car enthusiast. 
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The mechanic, who has worked with Leno for 15 years, said Leno is in “a burn center” and added, “He’s getting the best care.” 

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

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He had been scheduled to perform at a conference in Las Vegas on Sunday, but bowed out due to a “serious medical emergency.”

Jay Leno drives a Chrysler Turbine near Jay's Garage in Burbank. 

Jay Leno drives a Chrysler Turbine near Jay’s Garage in Burbank. 
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Jay Leno stands next to a Corvette Z06 at Jay's garage in Burbank. 

Jay Leno stands next to a Corvette Z06 at Jay’s garage in Burbank. 
(Sandy Huffaker)

Leno has long been a connoisseur of car culture. He worked as a mechanic while rising through the ranks as a stand-up comedian, and now owns more than 280 unique vehicles. 

The impressive collection of rare, antique and vintage cars is reportedly worth anywhere from $50 million to $100 million, but estimates vary due to predictions in what some rare cars could sell for.

On “Jay Leno’s Garage,” Leno chats with car enthusiasts about favorite makes and models, in addition to showing off his prized collection of cars, motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles.

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