Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Woodhouse flat fire man named as James Edward Hayball

A man who was killed in a flat fire in South Yorkshire has been named.

James Edward Hayball, 48, of Skelton Way, died after the fire in the three-storey block of flats in Woodhouse, Sheffield on Monday morning.

The fire service said he was found in his ground-floor flat, but later died from his injuries.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is under way. The incident caused smoke to fill the stairwell of the block of flats.

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