Luton Airport fire – level 1

13-10-2023 07:00

All planes at Luton Airport must stop. A big fire starts on Tuesday at around 9 PM. It happens in a car park.

The fire destroys the place. The fire is an accident.  Luckily, no one is hurt. But some firefighters and airport workers must get help from a doctor. They inhale some smoke. The airport cares most about safety and wants to start working again soon.

The parking place holds about 1,900 cars. The fire destroys many of them. There were no sprinklers in the car park. People want to put them in in the future.

Difficult words: inhale (to breathe in), safety (when people are safe), sprinkler (a device in a building from which water gets out when there is a fire).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What steps should the airport take to ensure the safety of passengers, firefighters and airport workers for future incidents?


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