WOMAN INJURED IN DECORATIVE BURNER EXPLOSION

A 60-year-old woman has been left with serious injuries after a decorative burner exploded near Byron Bay.

It’s understood the incident occurred while the tabletop burner was being refuelled at around 9:30 in the evening, with multiple fire crews dispatched to the address on Broken Head Road at Suffolk Park.

The woman was flown to the Royal Brisbane Hospital in a serious condition following the incident.

NBN News’ Samantha Poate will have more details for North Coast viewers in tonight’s news.