AFL caller suffers face burns in gas explosion

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Channel 7 footy commentator and 1986 Coleman medallist Brian Taylor has insignificant injuries pursuing a state detonation astatine a Gippsland property.

The 59-year-old has insignificant burns to his look and has been airlifted to Alfred Hospital.

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Taylor was doing immoderate attraction astatine his workplace connected a hot-water strategy erstwhile exigency services were called to the country successful Walhalla conscionable aft midday today.

The section occurrence brigade, Erica and District Fire Brigade, posted a photograph of the country connected societal media.

The country of the state detonation connected the Gippsland property. (Supplied)

"Assisting Ambulance Victoria successful Walhalla this day with a insignificant state detonation from a state fridge causing injuries to a antheral occupant of the household, who was airlifted to infirmary for treatment," the caption reads.

"We privation them speedy recovery."

Taylor played 140 games with Richmond and Collingwood betwixt 1980 and 1990.

He topped Richmond's goal-kicking connected 2 occasions and Collingwood's 5 times.

AFL caller Brian Taylor. (Getty)

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