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Three children, two adults die in Sheffield house fire

Two women were among the dead, the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service said.

FIVE PEOPLE HAVE died in a house fire in Sheffield.

The South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service said that the people who died are believed to be two women and three young children.

A 999 call was received at around 12.15am this morning. The house is located in a residential area on Wake Road.

Four fire engines were sent to deal with the blaze, alongside the police and ambulance services. An aerial ladder was used during the operation as fire fighters sought to dampen the blaze and rescue those inside.

Police and fire officers are investigating the incident to establish the cause of the fire.

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