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CareFlight airlifts man with flash burns

A man in his 20s has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after a gas boiler he was lighting ignited.

He suffered flash burns to his arms and face.

The Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked on a hospital transfer to airlift the man at noon.

The crew flew to Eidsvold Hospital to retrieve the patient.

He was then flown to Bundaberg Base Hospital in a stable condition.