Jay Leno gives 1st interview since accident: 'My face caught on fire'

Jay Leno has given his first interview since suffering severe burns after a car fire incident in his garage.

Speaking with the Today show, the comedian provided details of the accident, explaining the fuel line was clogged on a 1907 White Steam Car in his garage, so he went underneath the vehicle to fix it.

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Brendan Morrow

Brendan worked as a culture writer at The Week from 2018 to 2023, covering the entertainment industry, including film reviews, television recaps, awards season, the box office, major movie franchises and Hollywood gossip. He has written about film and television for outlets including Bloody Disgusting, Showbiz Cheat Sheet, Heavy and The Celebrity Cafe.