Midway Airport maintenance vehicle catches fire just off runway

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Wednesday, September 7, 2022
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An airport maintenance vehicle burst into flames just off a runway at Midway International Airport on Chicago's Southwest Side Tuesday.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- An airport maintenance vehicle burst into flames just off a runway at Midway International Airport on Chicago's Southwest Side Tuesday.

Officials said the truck driven by an electrician was near a non-active runway.

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Chopper7 was over the scene around 5 p.m. capturing fire crews spraying down the burning vehicle with foam.

Despite the dramatic video, there are no reports of injuries and there was no impact to flight operations.