Neighbour pictured tackling Sheffield flat fire with garden hose as investigation continues

A police and fire service probe into a flat fire is continuing today after a home was gutted this week.

Thursday, 4th February 2021, 9:06 am
Updated Thursday, 4th February 2021, 9:10 am

The fire broke out on Laburnum Grove, Stocksbridge, at around 4.30pm on Tuesday and a photo has been shared online showing a hero neighbour attempting to keep the flames at bay with a garden hosepipe until firefighters arrived at the scene.

Crews from across Sheffield were deployed to the blaze and spent around three hours there.

Neighbouring flats were evacuated as a precaution.

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A flat on Laburnum Grove, Stocksbridge, Sheffield, suffered significant damage in a blaze earlier this week (Photo: Anthony Andrews)

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