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Firefighters stationed at the airport attended but police later said the aircraft did not catch fire but had overheated.
Many people first acknowledge with disbelief the fact that dock seals can catch fire from such a seemingly benign source as a trailer marker light.
A Surrey Fire Service spokesman said: "We understand there was some sort of friction which caused part of the coach to overheat and catch fire.
Every year 750 people are burnt because their clothes catch fire and 80 of them die.
1 Bosch dishwasher Control panel could overheat and catch fire Recalled July 2011 443,817 still missing
The improper connection could cause a machine to catch fire after prolonged use, Canon said.