Stoke & Staffordshire

Royal Doulton pottery factory fire out after 27 hours

Fire at Royal Doulton factory
Image caption The fire started on the third floor of the building

Firefighters have left the scene of a blaze at a former pottery factory in Stoke-on-Trent.

The fire at the derelict Royal Doulton building in Nile Street, Burslem, started on the third floor at about 15:15 BST on Friday.

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue said the blaze was put out at around 18:18 BST on Saturday.

The service said it was unclear what had caused the fire. Police said Nile Street had reopened to traffic.

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