Man receives 10 per cent burns

 A MAN is in John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition after a house fire in Cessnock last night.

Paramedics were called to the Hutton St home about 10.20pm where a 27-year-old man was found with burns to 10 per cent of his body including his back and shoulders.

A Fire and Rescue NSW spokesman told media  the fire was started by unattended food on the stove. The unit received heat and smoke damage.

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