- A worker in China escaped and returned to a blazing factory to get his phone
- Footage emerged showing the man engulfed in flames as he walked out from it
- He was taken to the hospital for treatment and appears to be in stable condition
This is the horrifying moment a worker turned into a human fireball after rushing back to a factory in east China to get his phone.
Onlookers had to blast fire extinguisher towards the burning man and called for ambulance service immediately.
It’s reported that he is still staying in intensive care unit after treatment.
A hookah manufacturing company caught fire in east China on December 11 afternoon (left). One worker is seen turning into a human fireball as he walks out from the scene (right)
Footage emerged on Pear Video showing that a factory in Ningbo of Zhejiang Province burst into flames in the afternoon of December 11.
The premises were confirmed to be the China Hookah Manufacturing Company. The cause of fire remains unknown.
A worker was engulfed in flames as he rushed out of the blazing factory.
He can be seen walking around with torn clothing after colleagues putting out the fire on him.
Onlookers and colleagues rush to put out the fire with extinguisher (left). The man claimed to go back in to get his mobile phone (right)
The man is holding his phone on his left hand after escaping from the fire (left). His clothes are burnt to pieces after luckily avoid being burnt alive (right)
Jiulonghuzhen, the local town official released a notice on Weibo, a Twitter-like social media platform, confirming that the fire was put out after two hours.
The injured worker was sent to hospital for treatment. He is now recovering in stable condition.
China Hookah Manufacturing Company responded to Pear that the worker was one of the first to evacuate, but he returned to retrieve his mobile phone.