Woman rescued from house fire

AN ELDERLY woman was rescued from her burning home in Wath after a fire in the kitchen.

She was carried from the property on Saville Road by firefighters from Dearne and Rotherham stations.

They were called to the scene at 8.15am on Sunday morning.

The woman was treated by paramedics for smoke inhilation.

A fire brigade spokeswoman said the blaze had been started accidentially in the kitchen.