Three people were treated by paramedics after a builiding fire broken out in the Rookery, Kidsgrove in the early hours of Saturday morning. The building fire which happened around 3.45am, led to Newchapel Road, close to the junction with High Street being closed off for a short period of time.
West Midlands Ambulence Service said "Ambulance crews were first on the scene at the fire. A male and female in their twenties managed to escape the premises. They were treated at the scene by ambulance crews.
"A female in her fifties was led to safety by ambulance crews and treated for smoke inhalation. The patient was conveyed to the University Hospital North Staffordshire for further assessment and treatment."