FIRE chiefs have urged local residents to check the safety of their household appliances after a cooker fire in Barnsley.

The blaze broke out on West View, Cudworth at around 12.30pm on Sunday. The fire is thought to have been caused by an electrical fault.

A spokesperson said: "The fire was out on arrival, but crews removed the cooker from the premise for safety.

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