Dublin airport suspends flights due to hangar fire

Dublin airport suspends flights due to hangar fire

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Update: 10:55

Flights have now resumed from Dublin airport following an early morning hangar fire.

A Cityjet aircraft escaped damage when the roof of the hangar it was housed in caught fire this morning.

Flights at the airport were temporarily suspended following the incident.

Cityjet said: “Following a fire in Eirtech Hanger 3 at Dublin Airport this morning, the airline can confirm that although one of its aircraft was in the hangar at the time, no damage or injuries have been reported.”

Flights at Dublin airport were temporarily suspended this morning due to a blaze in the roof of a hangar.

Fire crews were dealing with the incident after the alarm was raised at 7.15am.

The airport confirmed that flight operations had been temporarily suspended.

Passengers were advised to check with their airline for the latest flight information.

Four fire engines were sent to the scene in addition to airport fire crews.

Flights were suspended at around 7.25am with the last flight arriving from Leeds Bradford. 

The airport said: “Flight operations have been temporarily suspended this morning, as fire crews at Dublin airport are currently dealing with a fire in one of the hangars at the airport.

“Passengers are advised to check with their airline or consult their airline website for the latest flight information.

“The fire is in a hangar in a restricted area of the airport, which is separate from the passenger facilities.”

The airport later said: "The fire that broke out in a hangar this morning has now been contained. Flight operations remain temporarily suspended.

"There are no reports of any injuries."


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