Police 'unable to confirm' Sheffield house fire source

Police are investigating the causes of a house fire in Sheffield that claimed the lives of two women and three children during the early hours of Monday morning.

Road clasures as Sheffield fire investigation begins
Wake Road, lined with cars on each side, was cordoned off by police tape this morning. Credit: Calendar

A police spokesperson said the damaged building was believed to be a terraced house, and that "at this stage we are not able to confirm where in the house the fire broke out or if anyone else was injured".

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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.