Man dies in Sheffield flat fire

A man has died following a fire at a block of flats in Sheffield.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 20th February 2016, 6:45 am
Updated Saturday, 20th February 2016, 6:50 am

Five fire engines and a turntable ladder attended the incident on Martin Street , Upperthorpe, at about 6.30pm yesterday after neighbours raised the alarm.

Several teams of firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the block flats, with the fire confined to one flat on the fifth floor.

The occupant, a man in his 70s, was found to have died.

No one else is thought to have lived at the property.