Airport hangar in S. St. Paul catches fire


An airport hangar at Fleming Field in South St. Paul caught fire Monday morning, the Star Tribune reports.

The airport serves general aviation pilots, and two or three planes were damaged, KARE 11 reports.

No injuries were reported. Assistant Fire Chief Mark Erickson told FOX 9 a person was working on his single-engine plane inside a hangar at the airport when the aircraft caught fire and flames spread.

The fire was quickly knocked down and crews were dousing hot spots, the Star Tribune reported.

The airport, which FOX notes is owned by the city of South St. Paul, is about a 10-minute drive from downtown St. Paul.

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