Tue. May 24th, 2022

A number of cars were seen ‘on fire’ at a meet and greet car park near Manchester Airport. Witnesses reported seeing flames rising around 12ft into the air after the blaze broke out at the compound in Styal at around noon on Saturday ..

Pictures and video from the scene on Moss Lane, around two miles from the airport, shows plumes of gray smoke coming from the car park with firefighters in attendance. One witness said he’d been told three vehicles had caught fire.

A passing motorist said the fire initially appeared ‘out of control’. He added: “There were large flames, about 10-12ft in the air.

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“The fire seemed to be in the middle of the compound. It looked like it was out of control. Shortly afterwards the fire service turned up and they spent a while on site subduing it. Someone told me three vehicles were involved.”

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service have been contacted for a comment.

Fire at a meet and greet car park near Manchester Airport on Moss Lane, Styal

Last month the Manchester Evening News reported how holidaymakers who left their cars with a ‘meet and greet’ airport parking service have returned to find them trapped in the same field on Moss Lane. Three travelers who flew out of Manchester Airport and booked the parking through an online comparison site, have told the MEN they were unable to contact the firm they booked with and have their cars returned when they landed.


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