Preston Flores aged 7 is today fighting for his life after being doused in petrol.

The boy was seen running in an Aberdeen Street screaming and crying, he was on fire from neck downwards.

Preston and his friends were playing with a can of petrol yesterday afternoon when he became a human fire ball.

It has been confirmed he suffered 70 percent burns and remains in a critical condition.

Police have confirmed to Police Hour that their is no evidence of a ‘deliberate act’.

Police continue to investigate the incident.