MELLIS: Man suffers burns in bonfire drama

A MAN suffered burns to his face, hands and arms after attempted to light a bonfire with petrol.

The East of England Ambulance Service was called to the Common in Mellis at 4.13pm today after a 34-year-old started the bonfire, which quickly got out of control due to the use of petrol.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said that the man had been taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital with burns.

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