Rotherham woman taken to hospital after oil burner blaze at home

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A woman was taken to hospital with burns to her hands after an oil burner fire in her home.

The woman, aged in her 40s, attempted to extinguish the flames herself after discovering the blaze in her lounge on Watson Road, Kimberworth Park, Rotherham.

Firefighters were alerted to the incident at 9.20pm on Thursday and found that some oil in a burner had splashed out and started a fire.

The flames were out when they arrived at the scene.