Alicante airport fireplace – Passengers flee and flights diverted after blaze breaks out close to departures space

Alicante airport fire – Passengers flee and flights diverted after blaze breaks out near departures area

ALICANTE Airport has been evacuated due to a hearth.

Firefighters are nonetheless on the airport however no accidents are being reported.

Smoke pours from Alicante Airport at the moment

Native stories say the blaze broke out in workplaces close to the departures space.

A spokesman for Spanish airport operator AENA stated two planes had been diverted to close by airports in Valencia and Murcia.

A spokesman stated at 3.45pm native time: “The fireplace at Alicante-Elche Airport is underneath management.”

An hour earlier AENA stated: “For safety causes the airport is being evacuated.

“At this second in time it’s not admitting any air site visitors.”

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