EThis infrastructure explained, in a statement, that emergency services and firefighters went to the terminal 2 parking lot to put out a fire that spread among parked vehicles.
“Access to the airport is currently restricted and we ask people not to travel to the airport at this time”, highlighted the same source.
Videos posted on social media show how the upper floors of the building were consumed by flames.
According to the emergency service in the east of England, cited by the BBC station, so far no victims have been reported.
At least 10 fire engines were sent to the scene, continuing with work to extinguish the fire, according to Bedfordshire Fire Brigade, who noted that 80% of the third floor of the car park was affected.
Luton is located approximately 50 kilometers north of London and is mainly used by ‘low cost’ airlines such as EasyJet or Ryanair.
Luton airport Carpark is currently on fire, all flights suspended. pic.twitter.com/zqUDV1YMdw
— Adam Brooks AKA EssexPR 🇬🇧 (@EssexPR) October 10, 2023
Crikey… the Luton Airport fire is no joke….
Short stay car park apparently pic.twitter.com/I9V6rCQLtt
— Nikki Haxton-Jones (@Jones_the_Steam) October 10, 2023
Luton Airport CarPark NOW!! pic.twitter.com/g9T8lUeMsO
— micky 🇮🇪🇬🇧️ (@m2odo) October 10, 2023
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