Barnsley woman taken to hospital after house fire

News from the fire service.
News from the fire service.

A woman who was rescued by fire crews after a house blaze in Barnsley overnight has been taken to hospital.

Engines from Barnsley, Cudworth and Tankersley were called to the house fire on Park Road in Worsbrough, Barnsley.

Crews attended the incident at 2am and rescued a woman from an upstairs bedroom.

The woman, whose age is unknown, was taken to Barnsley Hospital for smoke inhalation.

An investigation into the fire has now begun.

Across the rest of South Yorkshire, it was a quiet night with no incidents.