Teams put out engine fire on Allegiant airplane


LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

Firemens put out a small fire that started in an Allegiant airplane engine Sunday afternoon.

A McCarran International Airport spokesperson told FOX5 that a little fire in one of the aircraft’s engines was reported at 1:22 p.m. Sunday. The plane was arranged to leave for Fresno however was parked when the fire started.

All travelers and crew were evacuated from the airplane and bussed back to the terminal.

Chief Eric Newman with Clark County Fire stated the fire started in one of the engine’s compartments and was put out fairly quickly.

There were no injuries reported.

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