Fire breaks out at Luton Airport: Emergency crews respond to blaze at terminal car park
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All flights have been suspended at Luton airport as a huge fire tears through a terminal car park.
Access to the airport has been restricted and people told not to travel, London Luton said in a statement.
The inferno was caused by a car fire, the airport has said, and emergency services are in attendance.
Passengers have claimed online that boarded flights on the tarmac are being disembarked and that they have been told the airport has closed.
Eyewitness Molly Bullard described ‘scary scenes’ as the short stay was ‘exploding into flames’.
Footage shows vicious fires whipped up by the wind, which appear to have covered much of the roof of the multi-storey structure.
The airport wrote on X: ‘Emergency services are currently responding to a car fire in Terminal Car Park 2, restricting access to the airport.’
Cars on the top deck of the multi-storey have been left completely burnt out by the huge fire
Cars were engulfed in flames after one reportedly exploded at the short stay
Travelers were seen being moved from the area as multiple fire engines and emergency response vehicles arrived at the terminal
Luton Airport has been contacted for updates.
This is a breaking news story, more to follow.