Stoke & Staffordshire

Scrapyard fire in Nantwich brought under control

Firefighters have brought a large fire at a scrapyard in Nantwich under control.

Emergency crews were called at 05:40 BST on Friday to the Alveston Business Park near the Sainsbury's supermarket.

Parts of the A500 Nantwich bypass, Middlewich Road and the A51 near Reaseheath College were closed for several hours because of thick black smoke.

Cheshire Fire Service said there were no reported casualties.

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