A fire investigation is underway following an incident involving five terraced house in Cobridge.
Crews from Hanley, Sandyford, Burslem, Newcastle and Ipstones along with the Aerial Ladder Platform from Longton tackled the blaze.
The first appliance arrived at Kirby Street at 7.25am today. Six firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reel jets and one main jet to extinguish the fire.
The blaze started in the loft of one property, spreading to the roof space of the houses either side. Smoke damage was also caused to the first and fifth properties.
Firefighters from Hanley and the Aerial Ladder Platform from Longton are currently still at the scene.