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.
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Cold with clear spells in southeast at first, cloud across the rest of the region then spreading to all parts.
Milder but breezy with a good deal of cloud and one or two brighter intervals further east.