Liam Payne’s friend has been rushed to hospital after a horrific accident at the One Direction star’s apartment led to a blaze breaking out and setting him on fire.
The two boys were at Liam’s Docklands apartment on Monday night when the boy in question reportedly tried to re-fuel an outside heater on the terrace of the flat.
A source told the MailOnline that they fell into trouble when something went wrong with the heater and it set on fire, in turn setting Liam’s friend on fire and the entire balcony.
An ambulance and fire brigade was called at 9.45pm on Monday night and rushed his friend into hospital.
His friend, who is still at the hospital, is said to have suffered 20 degree burns to his upper body.
Payne was in the kitchen at the time of the accident and quickly helped to put out the flames.
He then drove in the ambulance with his pal.
The One Direction star was unharmed in the accident but the balcony was destroyed.
Liam has been busy recently touring the US with his One Direction bandmates but he’s spent the last few days back in London celebrating his 20th birthday.
After spending the day filming One Direction’s latest music video over the weekend, the singer spent the evening partying with his new girlfriend.
Liam was seen arriving at Funky Buddha nightclub in London hand-in-hand with Sophia Smith on Thursday.
It looked like the other One Direction members may have given the night of partying a miss, or perhaps simply arrived to the club later.
Either way, Liam made sure to thank his fans as soon as he woke up on his birthday, and asked them to donate to Trekstock to help young people with cancer instead of giving him presents.
The star tweeted: ‘Good morning everyone🙂 can’t quite believe my life there’s no bigger birthday present than what you’ve done for me in 3 years thank you xx’
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