Man dies following fire at home in South Yorkshire

A man has died following a fire at his home in South Yorkshire this afternoon.

Sunday, 12th November 2017, 3:46 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:01 pm
Glaisdale Close
Glaisdale Close

The man, believed to be in his 70s, was found dead at a property on Glaisdale Close, in Dinnington, Rotherham.

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Firefighters were called to the scene just after midday, with crews from Doncaster, Maltby and Rotherham attending.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said it was believed to have been a slow-burning fire and was already out by the time firefighters were alerted.

"A multi-agency investigation in to the cause of the fire will now take place," the fire service said in a statement.