Elderly man rescued from Rotherham house fire

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An elderly man had to led to safety by firefighters following a chip pan fire at his Rotherham bungalow.

Crew from Dearne station were called to the fire at on Hurley Croft in Brampton Bierlow, at 4.50am on Friday morning.

The man, who was in his 70s, was still inside the property when crews arrived.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus led the man safely outside. The man was suffering from smoke inhalation and was taken to hospital by ambulance.