Fire reported at airport hangar

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - A cloud of black smoke can be seen for miles due to a fire near the old airport.

Details are light at the moment but the Laredo Fire Department is on the scene of a fire at an airport hangar by Maher and Cherry Hill.

According to the Laredo Fire Department, crews were demolishing a hangar when some of the employees went on break.

During that brief moment, the debris caught on fire.

The actual cause of the fire is still under investigation.

If you are driving near the location, please avoid the area.

KGNS News will keep you updated on this story.