Man Turns Into 'Human Fireball' After returning To Burning Factory To Grab Phone
heart stopping moment man is engulfed by flames
A video has emerged of a factory worker returning to "grab his phone" from a factory that had caught fire before being transformed into a 'human fireball' as the flames covered his entire body
The heart-stopping moment astonished onlookers as he ran towards the burning building to retrieve his phone, only to be engulfed by flames from head to toe.
Witnesses quickly ran to his aid as he was blasted with fire extinguishers as he stumbled out of the factory in East China.
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Ibtimes reports: The man is understood to be in intensive care but in a stable condition. The incident happened after the China Hookah Manufacturing Company factory in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, caught fire on Monday (11 December).
Video footage posted online shows the worker doused in fire extinguisher fluid by multiple onlookers.
He then manages to stand up and can be seen walking around as members of the public call the emergency services.
His clothing had almost entirely burnt off, exposing his red skin underneath.
Bosses at the factory said the worker was one of the first to flee the flames but went back into the burning building to retrieve his phone, according to the Sun.
Officials said firefighters took two hours to extinguish the blaze.