WARNING, DISTRESSING: An audience has been left shocked after a performer caught fire during his show.
23-year-old Vladimir Poluyanov was taken to hospital with burns to 20 percent of his body after the mishap.
The Russian fire twirler was in the middle of a spectacular performance when his body became engulfed in flames.
Mobile phone footage of the incident was uploaded to LiveLeak.
It’s believed an audience member filmed the footage.