Man dies after fire tears through flat in Rotherham

A man has died after a fire at his flat in Rotherham.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 03 February, 2018, 05:55
Firefighters were called to the flat shortly before midnight (photo: SYFR)

Firefighters were called to the blaze on Queen Mary Street in Maltby, Rotherham, shortly before midnight last night.

Crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the flames.

They found the body of a man in his 50s inside the property.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Crews from Maltby, Aston Park and Edlington stations attended the fire, to which they were called at 11.38pm.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said a multi-agency investigation into the cause of the fire would now take place.