A man suffered serious flash burns when he was engulfed by flames in Bradford today.

The 24-year-old was working at a house in Marsh Street, Bankfoot, when a machine in his van burst into flames.

A spokesman for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service said the man was taken to Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield suffering from "extensive burns".

Firefighters from Odsal and Bradford stations were called to the scene at 2.20pm.

A spokesman for Odsal station said the man suffered flash burns after being enveloped by flames. The van was destroyed by the fire.