Firefighters tackle Stoke-on-Trent factory blaze


About 80 firefighters have spent Friday evening tackling a blaze at a disused factory in Stoke-on-Trent.

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue said they were called to the fire on Garner Street, in the Etruria area, at about 16:20 GMT.

There were reports of a number of explosions, as well as heavy smoke.

Garner Street was closed to traffic in both directions.

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