Man suffers burns at barbecue restaurant
Waitress squeezed gel fuel into an open flame, sparking 'explosion'
Published on May 21, 2014 9:07 AM
SINGAPORE - A man was burned when flammable gel ignited and landed on him at a barbecue restaurant in Chinatown on Sunday night.
This comes after a woman suffered burns from a small culinary torch during a Mother's Day lunch on May 11.
Mr Paul Wang Baoshuang, 37, a polytechnic lecturer, was having dinner with two friends at Zhong Hua Bao Ding in South Bridge Road on Sunday night.
When he requested help because the fire warming a dish was dying out, a waitress squeezed gel fuel into the open flame, he said.
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