Woman and children treated at hospital following South Yorkshire blaze

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A woman and two children have been taken to hospital this afternoon, after a fire broke out at their South Yorkshire home.

Firefighters were called out to a property on Wombwell Road in Platts Common, Barnsley to extinguish a kitchen fire at just after 5pm today.

A South Yorkshire fire and rescue spokesman confirmed that a woman and two children had been taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.