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Luton Airport car park fire started accidentally

Root of blaze was a diesel-powered vehicle, says fire service

21 March 2024
The root of blaze that destroyed Luton Airport`s car park was a diesel-powered vehicle (Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service)


A fire investigation into the blaze that broke out in a multi-storey car park at London Luton Airport was accidental, the fire service has confirmed.

The blaze broke out and rapidly escalated in Terminal Car Park 2 when about 1,300 vehicles were parked in the multi-storey. At its height, more than 100 firefighters tackled the fire, which started in the evening of 10 October 2023 and saw aircraft grounded until the following day.

The airport said about 70% of vehicles had since been removed from...

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