BREAKING Fire reported at Barcelona Airport

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A blaze broke out near Barcelona Airport this afternoon with reports the fire broke out near a warehouse.

Pictures quickly emerged on social media showing thick plumes of black smoke billowing above the Spanish airport just after 5pm.

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UPDATE 1701 (UTC) Fire extinguished near Barcelona Airport

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The cause of the blaze is unclear.

An airport source told no flights have been affected by the incident so far.

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