A fire in Belmont at around 1:30 this morning, has left a 24-year-old man severely burnt.
Akil Phipps is being treated at hospital after being found outside the house, with injuries sustained from the blaze.
The incident occurred at Lychee Trace, Upper Oxford Street, Belmont. Fire officers who responded to the report are said to have found the fire contained to the living room of the house. A bucket brigade is credited with the fire’s containment.
Investigations are ongoing into the cause of the fire.