A500 closed by vehicle fire

Emergency services closed the A500 in Stoke-on-Trent this afternoon due to a vehicle fire.

They were called to the incident on the northbound carriageway near the sliproad for the A5006 Stoke Road exit, just before 4pm this afternoon (30 November). 

Fire crews from Longton and Hanley were in attendance, and brought the blaze under control.

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