A MAN was forced to flee his home after a fire broke out in the chimney.
The blaze happened at a property on Doncaster Road, Goldthorpe, at 2.10am on Tuesday.
A crew from Dearne Fire Station attended and spent over an hour tackling the flames.
The occupant managed to get out of the property unharmed.
A spokeswoman for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said the cause of the blaze was accidental.