Man injured after barbecue ‘explosion’
UPDATE 2:45PM: THE man has been transported to Warwick Hospital in a stable condition.
EARLIER: EMERGENCY services are investigating a Weewondilla Rd property this afternoon after a gas cylinder reportedly exploded, burning a Warwick man.
While paramedics are still treating the man on scene, a QAS spokesman confirmed the victim had minor facial and arm burns after the gas cylinder caught fire.
QFES arrived on the scene at 1.33pm
According to a QFES spokeswoman, the incident was allegedly caused by a small fire on a Webber barbecue.
"It looks like the cylinder was not fitted correctly," she said.
"It was due to no fault of the barbecue."
Investigations are continuing.