A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after suffering extensive burns.
Officers were called to a rural area close to Eeasbrook in Urmston shortly before 9.30am on Saturday 26 July 2014 following a report of a woman with extensive burns to her face and body after reportedly being pushed into a fire.
The woman, 42, was taken to hospital where she remains in a critical condition.
A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in police custody for questioning.
Police are appealing for information and witnesses.
Detective Inspector Carl Gilbert said: “This woman has suffered extremely serious burns and is fighting for her life in hospital. It is not clear at this stage exactly how the woman came by her injuries therefore we are urging anyone who has any information about what happened on Saturday morning at the site on Eeasbrook in Urmston to contact us.
“If you saw the incident itself or have any information about it then please call us urgently.”