Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Woman found dead in Barnsley house fire

A woman has died in a house fire in South Yorkshire.

The blaze in Staincross, Barnsley was reported to South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service just before 18:00 GMT.

The body was found inside the house on New Road, which was "well alight", the fire service said.

No details about the woman have been released. The fire service said it was holding a joint investigation with South Yorkshire police into what happened.

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