Man on fire in '˜critical condition' after being seriously injured in Peterborough street

A man who was on fire in Peterborough has been taken to a specialist burns unit in a critical condition.

Thursday, 8th November 2018, 8:26 am
Updated Thursday, 8th November 2018, 2:46 pm

Emergency services were called to Wellington Street, Eastgate, by the YMCA, at about 8.20am to reports of a man on fire.

The man is aged in his 20s and from Norfolk.

This morning a Cambridgeshire police spokesman said the man was ‘seriously injured’ and had been taken to Peterborough City Hospital for treatment.

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However, this afternoon the spokesman said the man was in a critical condition, and had been airlifted to a specialist burns unit in Chelmsford.