If clothes catch fire, stop, drop, cover and roll or smother the fire with a fire blanket or similar. Covering the face will help protect the airway.
Hot charred clothing should be removed as it acts as a heat reservoir (2). Leave clothing which is adhered to underlying skin and proceed to irrigate with water.
Scalds may be caused by hot liquids such as water and oil: soaked clothing can retain heat and should be removed as soon as possible.