Sheffield house blaze now under control

Firefighters dealing with a house fire in Sheffield have the blaze under control.

Monday, 7th November 2016, 12:54 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:16 pm
Firefighters in Spout Lane, Sheffield

They were called to a farmhouse in Spout Lane, Stannington, at 3.10am and found the property engulfed in flames.

South Yorkshire Police said the building has been left unsafe after the blaze, so firefighters have not yet been able to search it.

It is not yet known whether anyone was in the house when the blaze broke out.

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A fire service spokeswoman said: "Four fire crews from Rivelin, Central and Elm Lane stations were called to a farmhouse on Spout Lane in the Stannington area of Sheffield at 3.10am.

"When firefighters arrived at the scene the farmhouse was well alight.

"The fire is currently under control and crews are damping down at the scene.

"An investigation into the cause of the fire will take place once the fire is completely out.

"Further updates will be issued shortly."