• Plane's engine catches fire after landing at Northeast Florida Regional Airport

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    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - An airplane's engine caught fire Monday night after the plane landed at the Northeast Florida Regional Airport.

    The call came in at 8:15 p.m., according to St. Johns County Fire Rescue.

    All occupants were out of the plane, which is a single-engine Piper aircraft, when the fire started. Three engines and one rescue unit responded to extinguish the fire in the plane's engine.

    It took just a few minutes to put out the fire and no one was injured, SJCFR said.

    A fire investigator is on the scene to find the cause of the fire.

    The plane is associated with a flight school, Florida Aviation Career Training, according to Kevin Harvey with Northeast Florida Regional Airport.

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