Abbie Quinnen relives the moment  she was received second and third-degree burns

'I was thinking: "How can I survive?"' AJ Pritchard's girlfriend Abbie Quinnen relives freak fire and details fears she would 'never look the same' after receiving third degree burns

By Ciara Farmer For Mailonline

Published: 11:02 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 11:02 BST, 4 May 2021

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AJ Pritchard's girlfriend Abbie Quinnen has discussed the horrific moment she received second and third-degree in a freak fire. 

The professional dancer, 23, needed three skin grafts after a video she was filming with her boyfriend, 26, went horribly wrong and saw a wine bottle explode and set fire to her hair and clothing on January 19. 

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Appearing on Lorraine on Tuesday, Abbie detailed the fears she felt for her life when the fire started while AJ spoke about how 'seconds felt like a lifetime', while he attempted to quell the flames consuming his partner.

She then explained that while recovering, she feared she would 'never look the same' and could not return to her dream job of performing.  

Fears: AJ Pritchard's girlfriend Abbie Quinnen has discussed the horrific moment she received second and third-degree in a freak fire

Fears: AJ Pritchard's girlfriend Abbie Quinnen has discussed the horrific moment she received second and third-degree in a freak fire

Last month, Abbie was seen for the first time our for the first time since the burns and during her appearance on the chat show she marvelled at how the skin was healing while AJ branded the body 'unbelievable'.

The duo were attempting to upcycle a wine bottle into a vase when the accident happened - leading to a stark warning from Lorraine. 

Abbie said: 'At the time, when I was on fire, I was just thinking, "How can I survive, how can I get myself out of this situation?" so I don't actually remember it being that painful, I think

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