Fire at Atlanta airport sends up plume of smoke, snarls traffic


ATLANTA — A vehicle fire at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport sent a plume of thick black smoke over the north terminal canopy Saturday afternoon.

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Photos sent to WSB-TV showed a burned-out white truck or SUV. Video shows the vehicle engulfed in flames.

It appeared firefighters had gotten the blaze under control by around 4:30 p.m. The airport's official Twitter account said the issue was resolved.

No one was injured and it is unclear how the fire started. Traffic was backed up around the airport.