Vehicle fire at Atlanta airport sends up plume of smoke, snarls traffic

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — A vehicle fire at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport sent a plume of thick black smoke over the north terminal canopy Saturday afternoon.

Photos sent to Channel 2 Action News showed a burned-out white truck or SUV. Video shows the vehicle heavily engulfed in flames.

It appeared firefighters had gotten the blaze under control by around 4:30 p.m. The airport's official Twitter account said the issue was resolved.

No one was injured and it is unclear how the fire started. Traffic was backed up around the airport.