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UK’s Luton Airport reopens after fire razes parking garage

London’s Luton Airport reopened Wednesday after a vehicle fire spread through a newly built parking garage, causing the partial collapse of the structure and major disruption for tens of thousands of passengers.

Dozens of flights were canceled, diverted or delayed at Luton, located about 35 miles north of central London, after the blaze erupted late Tuesday.

Four firefighters and an airport employee were treated for the effects of smoke inhalation after the fire.

“A few minutes later, most of the upper floor was alight, car alarms were going off with loud explosions from cars going up in flames,” he said. “The speed in which the fire took hold was incredible.”

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