Plane fire at Oakland Airport shuts down runway

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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Officials say the plane blew a tire before take-off, sparking flames in the wheel well.

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- A runway at Oakland International Airport is closed after a brief fire in one of the planes.

Officials say a fire started in the wheel-well after "a Cessna Citation blew a tire while on its takeoff roll on Runway 30."

With the aircraft is partly blocking Runway 30, airport officials have moved all traffic to the Runway 28 complex.

It is unclear if anyone was hurt in the incident or what the impact is for other flights.

Check with your airline for possible delays.

Stay with ABC7 News for the latest details on this developing story.