Einhausen (dpa / lhe) - In a deflagration in a car repair shop, a 61-year-old man sustained severe burns on Friday.

The man had to be flown to a clinic in a rescue helicopter, the police said on Friday.

The deflagration was reported to the rescue workers early on Friday afternoon.

The fire brigade was able to bring the situation under control quickly, it said.

The police say they have started the investigation.

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