A woman has died after being stabbed and then set alight at a Melbourne petrol station where her alleged attacker told frantic bystanders to "let her burn".
The 42-year-old Bayswater North woman had been airlifted to The Alfred hospital on Tuesday morning in a critical condition with burns to almost 100 per cent of her body, as well as stab wounds.
She died early on Tuesday evening.
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Firefighters called to a blaze inside a Melbourne jail say they have been confronted by the chaotic scene of prisoners, who should have been locked down, wandering about the burning prison wing.
Eight prisoners and one prison officer suffered injuries ranging from smoke inhalation to burnt windpipes from the fire inside the Charlotte wing of the Port Phillip Prison at Truganina about 10pm (AEST) on Saturday.