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Hangar Fire Caused by Airplane Fuel

Posted November 7, 1996 12:00 a.m. EST

— Wake County officials say last Thursday's hangar fire at RDU International airport was caused by workers de-fueling a plane inside the hangar.

One of the workers who was injured in the fire has just been released from the hospital.

Raleigh Flying Service will have to demolish the hangar. The Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration is investigating the fire.