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Jay Leno released from hospital after suffering burns from fire

Comedian Jay Leno was released from a California hospital on Monday after sustaining burns to his face, chest and palms in a fire at his residence. 

The Grossman Burn Center in West Hills Hospital shared a photograph of Leno with hospital employees earlier than he left. The image exhibits Leno smiling, with seen burn marks on his face and hand. 

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Comedian Jay Leno has been released from the Grossman Burn Center after a 10-day keep. 

Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital


Dr. Peter Grossman, the president of the Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons and medical director of the Grossman Burn Center, mentioned in a press release that he is “pleased” with Leno’s progress.

 “I am optimistic that he will make a full recovery,” he mentioned. 

The hospital mentioned in a information launch that the previous “Tonight Show” host was grateful for the care he obtained throughout his 10-day keep and appreciative of the effectively needs.

“He is looking forward to spending Thanksgiving with his family and friends and wishes everyone a wonderful holiday,” the hospital mentioned. 

Leno, 72, was critically injured in a gasoline fire after certainly one of his classic vehicles erupted in flames in Burbank. He was taken to the Grossman Burn Center for remedy and obtained pores and skin grafts. 

He made probably the most out of his time within the hospital. Dr. Peterson mentioned he was passing cookies to kids within the burn unit and was even cracking jokes. 

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