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The headteacher of Preston Flores' school has paid tribute to the seven-year-old, who has died after suffering severe burns in an incident on Good Friday near his home in Aberdeen.
Michelle McKay, acting head of Sunnybank school said:
"Preston was a lively and competitive little boy who loved football, PE and all sorts of outdoor activities, as well as board games, baking and building with Lego.
"He was a fun-loving boy with a great sense of humour and lots of friends. He loved his family too, and was always sharing with us the latest news about his new baby brother.
A seven-year-old boy injured on Friday in an incident involving petrol in Aberdeen has died in hospital, the police have said.
Preston Flores was found "on fire" by neighbours in on Friday at about 2pm and taken to hospital to be treated for severe burns.
The mother of a seven-year-old boy who was badly burned in a city street has thanked the medical staff caring for him.
Preston Flores was found "on fire" by neighbours in Bedford Avenue, Aberdeen, on Friday at about 2pm.
It is thought petrol could have been involved. He was taken to hospital in Aberdeen before being transferred to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh in a critical condition.
Police said there had been "no evidence of any deliberate act".
An image has been released of Preston Flores, the 7-year-old boy who suffered serious burns after neighbours found him "on fire" in the street in Aberdeen.
Flores has been moved to a specialist hospital unit and remains in a critical condition, police said.
A young boy who was badly burned in a Scottish city street has been moved to a specialist hospital unit and remains in a critical condition, police said.
Seven-year-old Preston Flores was found "on fire" by shocked neighbours in Bedford Avenue, Aberdeen, on Friday at about 2pm.It is thought petrol could have been involved.
Police investigating how a young boy got seriously burned after being "on fire" in a city street say there is no evidence so far of any deliberate act.
A neighbour said he was on fire from the neck down.
Chief inspector Nick Topping, the local Police Scotland area commander, said
Police in Aberdeen have issued a statement confirming that a seven-year-old boy suffered burns this afternoon after an incident that "involved petrol".
Eyewitnesses have described the scenes after a seven-year-old boy suffered burns in an incident in Aberdeen this afternoon.
Victoria Jayne Pirie said the boy was on fire from "the neck downwards", while Shona Henderson described the boy's clothes "sticking to his skin" before somebody poured water over him to douse the flames.
Police have said they are investigating the incident and trying to establish whether petrol was involved.
A seven-year-old boy is being treated for serious burns after reports that he was "on fire" in an Aberdeen street.
Police said they received "reports of a boy on fire" at around 2pm and are following a positive line of inquiry.
Petrol was said to have been used in the incident and the boy was taken to Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital where his injuries have been described as serious.
A force spokesman said: "A seven-year-old boy is undergoing treatment following an incident in Bedford Avenue in Aberdeen. It was reported to us at 2pm this afternoon.
"The incident involves petrol and the boy has quite serious burns. Police are at the scene and following a positive line of inquiry."