A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after an explosion at The Crescent in Tingley.
Police are appealing for information following the incident, which happened around 9.30am this morning (Wednesday), which hospitalised a 46-year-old man with non-life threatening burns and smoke inhalation.
Det Insp Sean Duggan of Leeds CID, said: “This incident is being treated as arson and an investigation has been launched by West Yorkshire Police.
“A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson and our enquiries into this incident are continuing.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”