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Thursday
Mar242011

Fuel Fire Disrupts Flights at Miami International Airport

WPLG-TV(MIAMI) -- Firefighters extinguished a blaze early Thursday morning that broke out in an area where fuel is kept at the Miami International Airport. The fire was reported around 11 p.m. Wednesday and was brought under control  around 1 a.m. Thursday. Officials did not know how many fuel tanks were involved in the fire and there were no reports of injuries.

Early Thursday, inspectors and technicians were trying to determine what caused the fire and where it began. The fire wasn't near any runways or terminals at the airport and only one flight was delayed, for about 45 minutes.

There may be flight delays at the airport Thursday as workers try to restore normal fueling operations, but fueling capacity is expected to be at 40 percent for morning flights. 

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