NEWS Taxi explodes and causes fire while parked outside Glasgow Airport

Taxi burst into flames while parked outside Glasgow Airport today with black smoke billowing up above nearby terminals.

Footage recorded at the scene shows the vehicle burning on the road while emergency services clear the area.

Flames can be seen leaping up towards a nearby terminal, while black smoke drifts over the airport buildings.

A spokesperson for Glasgow Airport said the taxi fire had no effect on flights.

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