FIRE UPDATE: A500 reopened during early hours,Chemical Lane remains closed.Further inqs ongoing by @staffsfire &police into cause
Two appliances are now in attendance damping down hot spots and 'good progress' is being made. The cause of the fire is not yet known.
Around 50 firefighters are tackling a blaze at an industrial estate in the Longbridge Hayes area of Stoke-on-Trent.
They were called to Chemical Road shortly after 8.20pm this evening. The A500 is currently closed between Port Hill Island and Boxcroft Road, along with Reginald Mitchell Way.
Fire crews are tackling a large blaze in Longbridge Hayes in Stoke-on-Trent.
Around 50 firefighters have been called to a building at Chemical Lane in Burslem.
Staffordshire Fire Service say wooden pallets at the site caught fire and the blaze then spread to another building containing fireworks.