Fire death man is named

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A SHEFFIELD man who died in a blaze at his home has been named by police.

James Edward Hayball, aged 45, of Skelton Way, Woodhouse, died in the early hours of Monday.

Emergency services were alerted as fire engulfed his flat and filled neighbouring properties with thick black smoke.

Mr Hayball was taken to the Northern General Hospital, where he died.

Police are not treating the incident as suspicious and are not looking for anyone else in connection with the fire in the three-storey block.

An inquest into the death is expected to be opened.