South Yorkshire Fire Service have issued a statement about the house fire in Sheffield which has claimed the lives of five people, including three children.
Five people have sadly died following a serious house fire on Wake Road, Sharrow, Sheffield. The people who died are believed to be two adult females and three young children.
Four fire engines- from Central, Rivelin, Lowedges and Mansfield Road stations- plus an aerial ladder platform dealt with the incident alongside the police and ambulance services, after a 999 call was received at around 12.15am. An investigation has commenced, involving police and fire officers, to establish the cause of the fire.
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