Police and fire investigation into fatal Rotherham house blaze now complete

A police and fire investigation into the cause of a fatal flat blaze in Rotherham has been completed.

Friday, 22nd March 2019, 8:35 am
Updated Friday, 29th March 2019, 5:42 pm
An investigation into a fatal flat  fire in Rotherham has concluded
An investigation into a fatal flat fire in Rotherham has concluded

A man died in his home in Gray Avenue, Aston-cum-Aughton, after a fire broke out on Wednesday night.

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The first floor flat was engulfed in flames when emergency services arrived.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said the cause of the blaze has been logged as accidental.

South Yorkshire Police said the death is not being treated as suspicious.

More to follow.