Pictures and video footage emerges from scene of fatal house fire in Sheffield

Pictures and video footage has emerged from the scene where an elderly man died in a house fire.

By Lee Peace
Friday, 15 March, 2019, 09:27

The man, who has not yet been named, died after a blaze took hold at a property in New Cross Drive, Woodhouse, at around 5.30am today.

Police at the scene.

Crews from Parkway, Birley Moor and Aston fire stations were deployed to the scene and extinguished the flames but the man could not be revived.

The blaze broke out in a ground floor room adjacent to the kitchen but no other details have yet been released.

Police cordoned off the area this morning while they carried out their investigations. 

The scene of the fatal house fire.

Fire service investigators were also at the scene attempting to establish how the blaze started.

 

Police at the scene.
The area has been cordoned off.