Man on fire in Beeston: Man fights for his life in hospital as police enquiries continue

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A man that had been on fire in Beeston is now fighting for his life in hospital.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service reported this morning that two fire crews joined ambulance and police staff after reports that a man was on fire on Bismarck Street in Beeston at 7.40am.

Police have now provided more information, saying that the man suffered serious burn injuries and remains in a critical condition in hospital.

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A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: “A scene is in place in Bismarck Street and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

Fire and ambulance crews were called to Bismarck Street in Beeston on Monday morningFire and ambulance crews were called to Bismarck Street in Beeston on Monday morning
Fire and ambulance crews were called to Bismarck Street in Beeston on Monday morning

“While enquiries remain at an early stage, there is not believed to have been anyone else involved.”

A spokesperson for Yorkshire Ambulance Service said: “We received an emergency call at 7.40am this morning to reports of a person on fire in Bismarck Street, Beeston, Leeds.

"Two ambulances and two critical care paramedics were dispatched to the scene and one patient was conveyed to hospital.”