Panic at Manchester Airport as vehicles ‘on fire’ – 12FT flames ‘look out of control’

Several vehicles are reportedly “on fire” as a blaze broke out at the meet and greet car park. One witness said he had been told three vehicles were in flames at the car park in Styal, Cheshire. Flames were said to be as high as 12ft in the air.

Pictures and video from the scene on Moss Lane show a thick cloud of smoke.

The car park is around two miles from the airport.

Firefighters are now in attendance.

Speaking to the Manchester Evening News, a passing motorist said the fire initially appeared “out of control”.

He added: “There were large flames, about 10-12ft in the air.

“The fire seemed to be in the middle of the compound. It looked like it was out of control.

“Shortly afterwards the fire service turned up and they spent a while on site subduing it.

“Someone told me three vehicles were involved.” have contacted Manchester Airport and the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service for a comment.

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