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.
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After a fine evening with some late sunshine to the end the day, a largely dry and fairly warm night will follow with clear spells.
Any remaining showers will fade, to leave it dry overnight.
There are reports that 15 people have been injured in a bus crash in France. The coach was taking a school group to Italy.