Jay Leno is recuperating from burn wounds

According to a statement from the hospital where he

is receiving care, Jay Leno is recovering from burn wounds sustained in a gasoline fire.

Leno was being treated for "burns that he got to his face and

hands from a gasoline accident in his garage over the weekend,"

according to Aimee Bennett, a spokeswoman at the

Grossman Burn Center in Los Angeles, who told

who told loanbgt that Leno was in a stable condition.