Firefighters called to extinguish blaze at Flaming Leek

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze at the rear of a fast-food takeway in Leek town centre earlier today.

Crews from Leek and Hanley were called to the fire which broke out at the back of Flaming Leek in Stockwell Street.

A Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We were called at 10.32am to reports of a fire at a garage at the rear of a property.

“Crews used breathing apparatus, hose reel jets and dry powder to extinguish the fire.”