Man found with burns in York garden after 'large bang' heard

Fire crews found a man with burns in a garden in Burton Green, York. Picture: Google
Fire crews found a man with burns in a garden in Burton Green, York. Picture: Google

Firefighters found a man with burns to his arm and face after being called out to reports of a fire in a garden in York last night.

A crews from Acomb were sent to the scene in Burton Green shortly before 7.30pm.

There had been a report of a fire in a garden and a large bang being heard.

A North Yorkshire Fire Service spokesman said: "On arrival crews found a male suffering burns to his arm and face due to an aerosol being involve in a controlled burning in a garden.

"Crews treated the burns using gel packs and the person refused ambulance treatment."