Man charged after another man set on fire during fight

A 34-year-old man has been charged after another man was set on fire during a horror fight in Melbourne’s CBD.

About 1.00pm on Friday, emergency services were called to a disused building on Clarke Street in Southbank.

Police allege three men were involved in an altercation at the building, during which a 36-year-old man was set on fire.


Two men, aged 33 and 34, were arrested at the scene.

The third man was rushed to hospital with burns to his body.

The 34-year-old man faced an out-of-sessions hearing at the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Saturday morning charged with intentionally cause serious injury, conduct endangering life and other assault related charges.

He is expected to reappear in court later today.