BREAKING: Second body found following Sheffield house fire

Emergency services have this afternoon recovered a second body following a house fire in Sheffield.

Monday, 7th November 2016, 1:46 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 3:49 pm
Two people have been found dead following a house fire in Stannington

The body of a man, believed to be in his 90s, has been recovered.

Emergency services were called to a farmhouse in Spout Lane, Stannington at about 3.10am this morning to reports that the house was alight.

Two people have been found dead following a house fire in Stannington

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The fire is now out and South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue crews are damping down at the scene.

The body of a woman, also believed to be in her 90s, was recovered earlier this morning.

A joint fire and police investigation is now underway to establish the exact cause of the fire.

Two people have been found dead following a house fire in Stannington