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fire tenderA man has been injured in a gas explosion in Killarney this afternoon.

It happened in a restaurant on New Street.

The explosion was caused by a flash from lighting gas in the restaurant’s kitchen.

Emergency services attended the scene, and a 26 year old male staff member was treated for injuries he sustained.

Fire officer Paudie Mangan says the man’s injuries are not believed to be serious.