Fire breaks out at cargo building at JFK airport

Photo courtesy NYCFireWire

Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire Wednesday in a cargo building at Kennedy airport.

The fire was in building 262, which appears to be maintained by FedEx, at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

The fire broke out at 10:30 a.m. According to Port Authority, the blaze started in a dumpster and extended to a two-story warehouse. The fire has been brought under control.

There were no injuries.

The warehouse is a standalone building, surrounded by parking lots.


An investigation is underway into the cause of the fire.

No flights were disrupted.
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