A man was reportedly on fire near Holborn Tube station yesterday evening.
According to eyewitnesses, people were trying to douse the flames.
Eyewitness Venetia Casely tweeted: “How did that guy catch on fire on Kingsway! Think a guy from ladbrokes put him out.”
— Venetia Casely (@VenetiaC) June 4, 2014
The man in his thirties was taken to University College Hospital by London Ambulance Service just after 6.30pm. The service said he was still conscious and breathing.