Car fire at Birmingham Airport as plume of smoke filled air outside terminal building

Car fire at Birmingham Airport as plume of smoke filled air outside terminal building

Fire crew believed to be fighting the blaze – and there are no reports that the incident has brought flights to a halt

A car caught fire outside Birmingham Airport filling the night sky with a plume of smoke outside the terminal building.

It is unclear whether or not the incident was caused by an accident.

Fire crews fought blaze – and there are no reports that the incident has brought flights to a halt.

There is currently no suggestion the fire is terror related.

A spokeswoman West Midlands Fire Service: “We dealt with a severe car fire outside the Novotel at Birmingham Airport.

“It was extinguished using breathing apparatus.”

Firefighters were called at 9.03pm and they had the fire under control by 9.20pm.

Original source: The Mirror

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