Man confirmed dead in Sheffield flat fire

A man has died following a fire in his Sheffield flat, the fire service has confirmed.

The man, believed to be in his 50s, died following a blaze at a block of flats on St Lawrence Road, Tinsley, at around 10.55am on Wednesday.

Flat fire on St Lawrence Road in Tinsley. Picture: Chris Etchells

Flat fire on St Lawrence Road in Tinsley. Picture: Chris Etchells

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Firefighters from Parkway, Rotherham, Elm Lane and Barnsley attended the scene of the fire, which was on in second floor flat.

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The fire service added there were no other casualties in the incident.

Flat fire on St Lawrence Road in Tinsley. Picture: Chris Etchells

Flat fire on St Lawrence Road in Tinsley. Picture: Chris Etchells

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A multi-agency investigation will take place to determine the cause of the fire.

Flat fire on St Lawrence Road in Tinsley. Picture: Chris Etchells

Flat fire on St Lawrence Road in Tinsley. Picture: Chris Etchells

Flat fire on St Lawrence Road in Tinsley. Picture: Chris Etchells

Flat fire on St Lawrence Road in Tinsley. Picture: Chris Etchells