Faulty Charger 'Probable' Cause Of Sheffield House Fire

South Yorkshire Police said the most probable cause of the Sheffield house fire which killed five people two weeks ago was a faulty charging device.

In the blaze in Wake Road, Nether Edge, Sheffield, three generations of the same family died, including two brothers, Adyan, aged nine and Amaan, aged seven joint to their nine-week-old sister Minahil Parwaiz Kayani.

An aunt of the children, Anum Parwaiz, 20 and their grandmother Shabina Begum, 53, were also killed.

Last week more than 2,000 people turned out for the victims's funeral in Sheffield's Masjid Mosque.


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