Small plane catches fire at DeLand airport before take off, officials say

No one was hurt, DeLand fire officials say

Small plane catches fire in DeLand, officials say (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

DELAND, Fla. – A small plane caught fire Tuesday at DeLand Municipal Airport, according to fire officials.

The Deland Fire Department said units responded to the fire around 4:30 p.m. and were able to quickly put out the fire.

Airport staff told responders the plane was lined up for departure when the fire occurred, according to a tweet.

No one was hurt and the cause of the fire has not been released.

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