Investigation into house blaze in Rotherham

An investigation is under way into the cause of a house blaze in Rotherham.

The blaze in Strauss Crescent, Maltby, broke out just before 6.50am in the lounge of a semi-detached property.

Strauss Crescent, Maltby

Strauss Crescent, Maltby

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Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the burning home to extinguish the flames.

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One man was outside when fire crews arrived and was treated for smoke inhalation.

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More to follow.