Fire crews tackle house blaze in Sheffield

Firefighters were called to deal with a house blaze in Sheffield this morning. 

The fire broke out in a bedroom of a property in White Thorns Drive, Batemoor.

White Thorns Drive, Lowedges, Sheffield. (Google)

White Thorns Drive, Lowedges, Sheffield. (Google)

READ MORE: Sheffield teen, 18, who’s never been to council estate and ‘doesn’t think about poor people’ swaps rich lifestyle for TV show

Crews from Lowedges and Central stations were called to tackle the blaze at 4:40am this morning, with three engines in attendance. 

READ MORE: Fir Vale School headteacher leaves with ‘immediate effect’ one month after riot 

There were seven people in the house at the time of the incident, and it is believed they were taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation. 

READ MORE: Man charged with murder after Sheffield stabbing victim dies of injuries

Firefighters left the scene at 7:15am. 

The fire service say they are conducting an investigation to determine how the fire started.