9-week-old baby among five killed in house fire

A nine-week-old baby was one of five people killed in a house fire in Sheffield, along with two women and two other children.

The Sheffield house that caught fire
South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said the fire began shortly after midnight. Credit: PA

A cousin of one of the women said the other two children were aged nine and seven.

He said the two women who died were his 54-year-old cousin and her 20-year-old daughter - the children's aunt.


Two women and three children dead after Sheffield fire

Two women and three children have been killed after a house fire in Sheffield. Police and fire officers have begun an investigation into the blaze in the Sharrow area of the city.