A man was seriously injured this morning as he tried to control a fire that developed in a car, the police said.
The accident happened in Triq il-Fatati, Hamrun, at 12.30am.
The 30-year-old man of Santa Venera tried to put out a fire that developed in a BMW X5. The fire was later controlled by members of the Civil protection Department.
The man was taken to hospital for treatment.
Magistrate Aaron Bugeja is holding an inquiry.