Large Fuel Fire Breaks Out At Miami International Airport

Miami-Dade firefighters were battling a major fire at Miami International Airport late Wednesday night.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Division - Ladder 59

Miami-Dade firefighters were battling a major fire at Miami International Airport late Wednesday night.

Drivers could see smoke billowing from the airport as they drove on nearby State Road 836 shortly after 11 p.m. An airport spokeswoman said the fire was near a fuel storage area.

Late Wednesday, firefighters rushed to the airport to try and put out the second-alarm blaze. Several units were on the scene with more on the way.

It’s unclear if air traffic has been impacted.

MiamiHerald