3 hospitalized after plane catches fire in OIA hangar

ORLANDO, Fla. — Three people were injured Saturday afternoon after a plane caught fire in a hangar at the Orlando International Airport, officials said.

The fire ignited at about 2:15 p.m. at the Cessna Citation Service Center off of Bear Road and Tradeport Drive in the northwest corner of the airport property, said Carolyn Fennell, an airport spokeswoman.

Firefighters extinguished the fire and the plane involved was removed from the service hangar, Fennell said.

Three people were brought to a hospital for treatment.

It isn’t known what the extent of their injuries are, and it's not known what sparked the fire.

The fire didn’t impact airport operations, Fennell said.

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