July 11:  A Spirit Airlines plane from Tampa, Florida caught fire after landing at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport runway after one of its landing gear brakes overheated but no one was injured in the incident and it did not affect any other flights or airport operations.

According to ABC news, Atlanta Fire-Rescue put out the fire after the brakes in the landing gear ignited at 9:25 a.m. First responders were quickly able to extinguish the flames. 

Many passengers on board the flight were alarmed by the situation outside.

According to NPR Once the fire was extinguished, the plane was towed to a gate and passengers safely disembarked.

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