Fireball woman 'critical'.
The 27-year-old suffered serious burns in the back yard of her home in South Terrace, South Bank.
Officers were called to the street after reports the woman, who is believed to be of Asian origin, had suffered serious injuries shortly before midnight on Monday April 16.
She today remains at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.
A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and has been released on police bail.
SCENE: South Terrace in South Bank, where the woman suffered her injuries