Fire breaks out at Liege Airport building

Liege Airport building 30 on fire (July 22, 2020)

A building at Liege Airport caught fire last night, resulting in some flights being diverted to other facilities.

An airport spokesperson said that the airport was closed for a around 20 minutes when a fire broke out at building 30 next to the main terminal at around 10pm last night.

While the airport was only closed for a short time, seven flights were diverted as a result.

The building is used by carrier Western Global and handler Aero Services.

No one was hurt as a result of the fire.

The spokesperson said that around half of the building was destroyed in the incident.

Aftermath of building 30 fire at Liege Airport

Aftermath of building 30 fire at Liege Airport

Aftermath of building 30 fire at Liege Airport

Aftermath of building 30 fire at Liege Airport

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Damian Brett

Damian Brett
I have been writing about the freight and logistics industry since 2007 when I joined International Freighting Weekly to cover the shipping sector.After a stint in PR, I have gone on to work for Containerisation International and Lloyds List - where I was editor of container shipping - before joining Air Cargo News in 2015.Contact me on [email protected]