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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Firefighters Tackle Large Fire in Cobridge


Portland Street fire
Portland Street fire

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service continue to deal with a large fire in Cobridge.

Firefighters were called to Cater Choice in Portland Street at around 1:50am today (Monday May 8).

Appliances attended from Hanley, Sandyford, Burslem and Biddulph. The aerial platform ladder also attended from Longton and the welfare vehicle attended from Newcastle.

Crews initially used two main jets and two breathing apparatus, working at heights equipment was also used to tackle the fire.

Three appliances remain at the scene. Crews continue to damp down the fire using one hose reel jet and it is expected they will remain at the scene for most of the day.

Colleagues from Staffordshire Police are assisting with traffic control in the area.

A joint fire and policeĀ investigation into the cause of the fire is underway with Staffordshire Police.