Schoolboy fighting for his life after nativity costume goes up in flames in carol service

AN eight-year-old boy is fighting for his life after his nativity costume caught fire during a Christmas play at a church in Croydon.

The child is thought to have been holding a candle and fallen onto it before it set his clothing alight. The incident happened at around 2.30pm on Wednesday at Our Lady of the Annunciation Church as pupils were taking part in a “musical celebration of the Nativity Story”. A local shopkeeper told The Sun the boy’s father shouted “my son” and appeared to be “crying” and “really upset” after watching flames engulf his child.

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source: Express

2019-12-13 02:02
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