Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Man dies following flat fire in Sheffield

The scene of the flat fire in Manor Park Road, Sheffield Image copyright Mick Lunney
Image caption The cause of the fire has not yet been determined

A man has died following a fire at a flat in Sheffield overnight.

Firefighters were called to the first-floor property on Manor Park Road at 21:53 GMT on Tuesday.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said a man, aged in his 50s, who has not yet been named, died. No other people were injured.

A fire service spokesman said it was not clear how the fire had started and an investigation was due to get under way.

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