Family of six escapes house blaze in Sheffield

A family of six escaped a house fire in Sheffield in the early hours of this morning.

By Claire Lewis
Friday, 07 June, 2019, 09:51

Two adults and four children escaped from the burning semi-detatched home in Northern Avenue, Arbourthorne, at 12.15am.

They fled after discovering a ground floor blaze, which had started around the front door of their property.

Three fire engines were deployed to the blaze and crews spent around two hours at the scene.

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

The night before a family of four had to escape from a burning house on nearby Framlingham Place, Arbourthorne.

An investigation into the cause of that ground floor blaze is also under way.