26 Jan 2015

Woman burned at petrol station

10:14 pm on 26 January 2015

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in relation to a fire in Dunedin, in which it is understood a woman set herself alight at a service station tonight.

Police said the woman, 29, was taken to Dunedin Public Hospital suffering from serious burns.

The incident happened on Taieri Road at about 7.30pm.

Senior Sergeant Darryl Lennane said police were praising the actions of a service station attendant and passer-by who helped the woman.