A PENSIONER and a teenage girl fled a fire which broke out in the kitchen of their bungalow on Bierlow Close, Brampton, when food cooking in a microwave overheated.
A woman in her 70s and a young teenage girl were forced to leave the property briefly because of smoke, but didn’t suffer any injuries. Two fire crews from Dearne station were called at 10pm on Thursday.
A STEAM iron sparked a blaze at an industrial laundrette on Doncaster Road, Attercliffe, Sheffield. A crew from Darnall station was called at 10.40pm on Thursday but the flames were out when they arrived. In Staincross, Barnsley, firefighters put out a chimney blaze on Longsight Road at 10.45pm on Thursday which sent smoke and embers shooting from the chimney.
Roof plunge death
A YOUNG man has died after plunging from the roof of a Sheffield city centre car park. The man, in his early 20s, suffered fatal injuries after plummeting from the top of the NCP multi-storey car park, on Arundel Gate, at just after 5pm on Thursday. The death is not being treated as suspicious.
AN OLD three-wheeler Reliant Robin car was destroyed by flames caused by an electrical fault on Cherry Tree Street, Hoyland, Barnsley, at 4.15am yesterday.