Pets perish in house fire in Sheffield

A dog and guinea pig died after being overcome by smoke in a house fire in Sheffield.

Monday, 25th April 2016, 9:14 am
Updated Monday, 25th April 2016, 9:18 am

The pets perished when some paper caught fire next to a hob which had been left on in the house in Fircroft Avenue, Shiregreen.

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Firefighters were alerted to the incident at 1.40pm on Saturday but were unable to save the pets.

The owners of the property were not in at the time.