Man dies in early morning house fire in Sheffield

A man has died in an early morning house fire in Sheffield.

By Claire Lewis
Friday, 15 March, 2019, 06:19

The elderly man, who has not yet been named, died after a fire took hold at a property in New Cross Drive, Woodhouse, at around 5.30am today.

A man died in a house fire in Sheffield this morning

Crews from Parkway, Birley Moor and Aston fire stations were deployed to the scene and extinguished the flames but the man could not be revived.

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The blaze broke out in a ground floor room adjacent to the kitchen but no other details have yet been released.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is under way.

More to follow.