A man has been seriously injured in a house fire in Sydney's west.

About 3pm on Thursday, fire and rescue crews were called to Bindaree St, Hebersham, after reports of a large explosion and fire in a house.

A 45-year-old man was located at the scene suffering severe burns to his back, head and legs. He has been taken to hospital.

The single storey brick home was well alight when crews arrived.

They remain at the scene fighting the blaze, which will be investigated.

 

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