Detectives and CSI arrive at scene of serious flat fire in Sheffield

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Detectives and CSI officers have arrived at the scene of a serious flat fire in Sheffield – amid fears of a death.

Concerned residents in St Lawrence Glebe, off St Lawrence Road, Tinsley, fear a neighbour died in a blaze in a block of flats this morning.

Emergency services remain at the scene of a flat fire in Sheffield

Emergency services remain at the scene of a flat fire in Sheffield

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Firefighters were alerted to flames at 10.55am and there are at least four fire appliances still at the scene this afternoon.

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Paramedics and police officers also remain at the scene.

A tent has been erected outside the flats where the fire broke out.

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Details on whether anyone died or was injured in the flat fire have not yet been released by South Yorkshire Police or South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue.

A cordon is in place while an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the blaze is underway.