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Italy travel chaos LIVE: Bolzano factory fire sees flights grounded by smoke cloud

Tyler Mitchell By Tyler Mitchell May22,2024

A huge factory fire in Italy has caused travel chaos with flights grounded due to a massive cloud of smoke seen for miles.

The Alpitronic factory, which specializes in manufacturing charging stations for electric cars, in Bolzano is currently ablaze, with terrifying pictures and videos showing bright orange flames engulfing the building.

A massive smoke cloud is seen spiralling into the sky and the airspace over Bolzano has been closed as a precaution.

Residents are advised to keep windows and doors shut.

Firefighters from Bolzano and neighbouring areas, along with technicians from the Environment Agency, are working to control the situation.

The nearest airport is Bolzano Airport, a regional airport in the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy.

For all the latest updates, follow our live blog below.

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  1. It’s truly devastating to see the impact of the factory fire in Bolzano causing such travel chaos. My thoughts are with the residents and authorities working hard to control the situation. Stay safe everyone!

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