A fuel tank at Miami International Airport caught fire late Wednesday night, erupting into a large blaze.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said its firefighters extinguished the fire at 1:20 a.m. after nearly two and a half hours.
The fuel tank was among others in a fuel depot on the airport perimeter. Losses were not fully known Thursday morning, but no one was injured and fuel availability was reduced approximately 40 percent, according to local reports.
Miami International is No. 4 on the JOC list of Top 30 North American Airports in Cargo Traffic
Planes were taking off and landing Thursday morning, but some delays were expected.
In a separate incident, police Thursday morning evacuated part of the airport after a report of a suspicious package.
One concourse was evacuated and sealed off so that police could investigate the suspicious package report, according to Reuters.
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