Man and woman flee burning Barnsley home

A man and woman had to flee their burning home in Barnsley overnight.

Sunday, 26th May 2019, 8:41 am
Updated Sunday, 26th May 2019, 3:09 pm

Fire crews were called out to Lansdowne Close in Thurnscoe at just after midnight.

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A firefighter who attended said a fault with a portable heater had sparked the blaze.

Lansdowne Close.

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A man and woman inside the property were already outside and unharmed when firefighters arrived.

Crews put the blaze out and left.

The cause was accidental.