Child rescued as fire rips through Sheffield house

Firefighters rescued a child from a burning house in Sheffield after being called to the scene this morning (February 26).

Friday, 26th February 2021, 4:33 pm
Updated Friday, 26th February 2021, 4:37 pm

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said: “Crews were called to the street at 11.41am.

“Upon arrival they rescued a child from a first floor window before putting out a fire in the kitchen.

"The fire investigation is ongoing. The kitchen has been destroyed and the house has been totally smoke logged.”

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Thorbridge Road, where the fire took place.

The child was handed over to the ambulance service. No serious injuries were reported.