The Santa Maria Fire Department responded to a structure fire in a hangar at the Santa Maria Regional Airport on Tuesday afternoon.

Fire officials said that firefighters responded to a find a small plane on fire in the hangar. One person, who was working in the hangar, suffered a minor injury.

The fire was reported around 3:15 p.m. and was knocked down within 10 minutes of the crew’s arrival.  Smoke could be seen billowing from a hangar off Industrial Parkway.


10/29/14  Santa Maria Times