A MAN is fighting for life after being doused in petrol and set on fire in horrific doorstep attack.
Cops say the 48-year-old victim suffered serious burns after he was set alight when he opened his door in Waverley, Lancs.
Officers were called to the home at 1am today.
He was rushed to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
Detective Chief Inspector Pauline Stables said: “This is a horrific incident which has left a man in a very poorly condition in hospital.
“His family are being supported by specially trained officers and my thoughts are with them at this time.”