A WOMAN died in a fire in a bedroom in Thurnscoe after becoming trapped inside.
Firefighters tried to put out the fire and rescue the woman from a home on Landsdowne Close, at 9.20am on Sunday but despite their best efforts she was pronounced dead at the scene, a spokesperson for the fire service said.
They had found the fire "fully developed" with the woman thought to be trapped inside the bedroom.
The fire has been logged as accidental, the spokesperson added.
“Our thoughts are with the woman’s family and friends at this very sad time,” they added.