Friday, September 23, 2011

Fire at Airlake Airport (KLVN) hangar under investigation. (Minnesota)

A hangar at Airlake Airport in Lakeville suffered damage on Thursday, Sept. 22, after a fire broke out around 4 p.m., according to a report from the city.

The two occupants of the hangar managed to avoid injury and help crews from the Lakeville Fire Department find the source of the fire.

Firefighters extinguished the fire, but the hangar structure suffered damage to the interior and exterior walls. The fire crews remained on the scene until 4:30 p.m. The fire marshal was on the scene until 6:30 this morning. The cause is unknown and the incident is currently under investigation, according to the report.

The fire was extinguished but the hangar suffered damage to the interior and exterior walls. Crews remained on scene until 4:30 p.m. and the Fire Marshal on scene until 6:30 a.m. determining the cause of the fire, which remains under investigation.

The initial response to the fire included three engines, one ladder, one rescue truck, and Allina ambulance. A second alarm was request for Lakeville Station 3 for more firefighters. Crews gained access into the hangar from the service door to find the fire in a wall.

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