Hangar destroyed by large fire at Fostoria Metropolitan Airport

Hangar destroyed by large fire at Fostoria Metropolitan Airport
Fire destroyed an airport hangar in Fostoria on Saturday

FOSTORIA (WTOL) - A hangar at the Fostoria Metropoliton Airport two miles northeast of Fostoria was destroyed by fire on Saturday night.

The fire broke out around 9 p.m. and eventually caused the roof of the hangar to collapse.

There were two planes inside the hangar at the time.

People nearby reported hearing explosions. The Fostoria Fire Department said that the explosions people heard may have been caused by airplane fuel tanks.

Multiple departments battled the blaze including Fostoria, Rising Sun and Kansas.

Officials say no one was injured.

The Fostoria Review Times is reporting that the site was visited by the State Fire Marshall but no cause has yet been determined.

A nearby house and office were not touched.

The airport is owned by the city of Fostoria.

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