Worker becomes human fireball after 'explosion' at building site
A man turned into a human fireball after a shocking building site accident in Kirkby.
Residents living in Cherry Blossom Way told how they heard an explosion before seeing a man on fire.
The shocking incident was thought to have been caused by petrol being poured into a motorised wheelbarrow.
People living on the road said they saw the man working on the engine-powered wheelbarrow for most of yesterday morning.
Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said the petrol ignited after being poured into the machine while it was still hot.
The man suffered burns to his face and was taken to Aintree... read more
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