Parking garage fire at Dallas Fort Worth airport closes part of Terminal D
Terminal D at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is now back in operation following a small fire at the terminal’s parking garage. The fire broke out at approximately 15:38 local time on October 18, 2021. In an emailed statement to AeroTime hub, DFW said that while there are no injuries reported, they can confirm that vehicles have been damaged.
Several vehicles sustained damage from the fire. Our DFW Team is providing claim forms on site for anyone whose vehicle was damaged, and we will also add those forms to https://t.co/GhrbmhxCv8 tonight. We will also be reaching out to owners of damaged vehicles proactively.— DFW Airport (@DFWAirport) October 19, 2021
By approximately 06:32 on October 19, 2021, DFW declared that the fire was under control and stated that Terminal D was partially operational.
Fire Update: The fire is under control in the Terminal D garage and there are no injuries. It is available for drop-off traffic ONLY, but we are still asking customers to avoid the garage. Additional details follow in this thread— DFW Airport (@DFWAirport) October 18, 2021
Almost two hours later at 08:27, DFW announced that the Terminal D parking garage had undergone inspection and that the impacted area had been cordoned off.
Fire Update: The Terminal D garage has now been reopened following an inspection this afternoon. The immediate area impacted by the fire (Level 4 - Rows F, G, and H) will remain closed at this time.— DFW Airport (@DFWAirport) October 19, 2021
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DFW told AeroTime Hub that the cause of fire remains unknown and is currently being investigated.
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