LIVE: Firefighters dealing with factory fire in Longton
Firefighters are dealing with a blaze at a factory in Longton this afternoon.
Emergency services were called to the scene shortly before 2 o'clock.
The Strand is closed both directions at the Trentham Road Interchange.
The road is closed just off the double roundabout known as the Trentham Road Interchange, near to the A50 and motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.
Three fire engines from Longton, including the aerial ladder platform, are on the scene and a fourth vehicle, from Hanley, is reportedly en route.
We will be bringing you live updates.
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