Man dies in house fire

A MAN died following a blaze at a house in Greasbrough, Rotherham in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A woman and two young children were rescued by firefighters after becoming trapped upstairs in the semi-detached home on Wagon Road.

The man was found downstairs and was declared dead at the scene by paramedics.

Both the woman and children were taken to hospital by ambulance.

Firefighters from Rotherham and Dearne stations were alerted to the incident at about 12:45am.

The fire is believed to have started in the kitchen. A full investigation is underway.