A 19-YEAR-OLD Kalgoorlie man was flown to Perth last night with serious burns following the explosion of a large motor at an industrial yard.

The workplace accident happened at 7.30pm in Kalgoorlie.

The injured man was initially taken to Kalgoorlie Hospital but later transferred to Royal Perth Hospital.

Kalgoorlie police are investigating the cause of the explosion.

Inspector Neil Blair said it was too early to provide causal factor details but there did not appear to be any suspicious circumstances.

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