Toddler fire victim named

South Yorkshire police have named the two-year-old girl who died after a house fire in Doncaster as Libby-Jayne Hornsby.

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Young child killed in house fire in South Yorkshire

A young child has died following a house fire, South Yorkshire Fire Service has confirmed.

Fire crews were called to the incident in Conisbrough at 7.47pm on Thursday evening.

A team of firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the property and located the fire in an upstairs bedroom.

Fire crews were called to a home in Conisbrough, near Doncaster. Credit: Google Maps

The child was rescued from the bedroom but sadly died, a statement said.

ITV Calendar reports that four other children were involved but their condition is not yet known.

A full investigation into the cause of the fire will commence later today.

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