Jay Leno A car fire breaks out that sends him to the burn unit with second and third degree burns … and he’s pretty cool talking about the fiery episode.
The comedian sat down for an interview with NBC News. Hoda Kotb and told her how some of the mechanical work on his vintage cars turned ugly in the blink of an eye.
Jay says he was working on a 1907 white steam car in his Burbank garage last month and was trying to unclog the fuel line. He told his friend. Dave KillackyBlowing some air through the fuel, he was suddenly hit by an attack Gassy face …and it only got worse from there.
Jay says his face caught fire when the car’s pilot light ignited the fuel … and he yelled to his friend, “I’m on fire.”
Luckily, Jay says that Dave was Johnny on the spot … and put him out of harm’s way. Jumps on him To put out the fire.
Jay is already back to business as usual … he’s too normal to recall the scary situation … like he’s been back to the same garage as he’s been since the accident. 10 days after the incident And was cracking jokes for photos.
The former “Jay Leno’s Garage” host canceled some shows while he was in the hospital. Discharged from burn center He’s back to doing what he does best… Makes people laughEven at his own expense, he returns to the weekly Sunday night show at Hermosa Beach.
Jay’s full interview with Hoda airs on “Today Show” on Wednesday.