MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A fire damaged a hangar the South St. Paul Airport Monday morning.
Investigators say a man was working on a plane a bit after 10 a.m. when fire spread to the hangar he was in.READ MORE: Exclusive: Inside The Minneapolis Police 3rd Precinct Evacuation
At least one plane was towed out of an adjoining hangar to avoid damage, but the fire was put out before it could spread.READ MORE: Friends Remember Mack Motzko and Sam Schuneman, Killed In Orono Crash
“It’s open ceilings in this place and so once the fire gets up and gets going, it can spread rapidly, but we were able to get here quickly and get it stopped,” South Metro Fire Department’s Mark Erickson said.
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There were no injuries.