Fire fighters and police called to car on fire at Heathrow Terminal Five car park
Firefighters were rushed to put out a fire at Heathrow Terminal Five this afternoon.
The blaze started at about 2.30pm in the car park at the airport's terminal, when a saloon car burst into flames.
A spokesperson for Heathrow airport tweeted: "Police & fire services are on site. They're taking care of the incident. We don't expect any disruptions as a result."
The fire was extinguished around half an hour later.
Eye witnesses tweeted picture of the fire:https://twitter.com/budeewalls/status/693086415635271680
No flights were delayed as a result of the fire. The airport is the biggest, and busiest in the UK, with an average of 201,000 passengers a day.
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