Welding sparks fire to airplane at John Glenn Columbus International Airport

Welding sparks fire to airplane at John Glenn Columbus International Airport
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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Firefighters were called to an airplane hangar at John Glenn Columbus International Airport at 4:12 a.m. Thursday.

Crews arrived to find smoke coming from a Delta airplane inside the building, according to a Columbus Fire chief on the scene.

The building located in the 4300 block of East 5th Avenue, was evacuated due to chemicals on the airplane and inside the hanger.

Columbus Division of Fire Chief said it appears welders working on the front portion of the aircraft caused the plane to catch fire.

Officials say firefighters were quickly able to put the fire out.

This incident remains under investigation.

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