Probe into houseboat blaze in Rotherham

A houseboat was destroyed in a fire on a Rotherham canal.

Tuesday, 10th January 2017, 07:29 am
Updated Tuesday, 10th January 2017, 07:31 am
Firefighters dealt with a houseboat last night

The blaze, off Main Street in Rotherham town centre, was discovered at 11.45pm last night.

A man and woman onboard at the time escaped unharmed.

Firefighters said the woman was taken to hospital as a precaution.

They said the houseboat was gutted.

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An investigation is now underway.