Pickering Fire Services are on the scene of a house explosion that has leveled a Pickering house and sent one person to the hospital with significant burns.

The explosion happened at a home at 16th Ave and York-Durham Line and fire officials say a man in the home at the time suffered “significant burns” and was taken to Sunnybrook Hospital.

The house has been leveled from the explosion and fire crews remain on scene putting out hot spots

The Ontario Fire Marshal’s office has been called in.