I thought he was the love of my life...then he turned me into a HUMAN FIREBALL
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A MUM who was scarred for life when her jealous lover set her on fire, has told of her terror for the first time.
Lee Ferguson poured petrol over terrified Jade Jordan, 29, before throwing a cigarette lighter at her.
She was engulfed in a fireball and was left rolling on the floor in a frantic attempt to put out the flames.
Almost two years on she is only now able to relive her ordeal.
The mum-of-two said: “All I remember is Lee walking towards me holding a plastic bottle, then saying ‘I’m going to go to jail for a long time for this’ before throwing petrol all over me and setting me on fire.”
“The next thing I knew was agonising pain before waking up in hospital.”
Jade, mum to Lee’s children, spent four weeks in hospital after emergency surgery on her stomach, abdomen and legs. Thirteen per cent of her body was burned in the February 2017 attack.
Ferguson, 32, inset, was jailed for eight years in May 2017 after pleading guilty to grievous bodily harm with intent.
The pair had started dating when Jade was just 16.
The former hairdresser said of Ferguson: “He was just friendly and genuine – a really nice guy.”
In 2007 they had daughter and in 2011, a son. Jade, from Wallsend in North Tyneside, added: “Lee was a great dad, really good. My son was never far from his side. They were very close. I couldn’t fault him as a dad.
“The only problem was that Lee always had a temper and liked to go for a drink at the weekend. He didn’t like me going