World War II-era blimp hangar

Updated November 9th, 2023 at 04:21 IST

US: Fire destroys World War II-era blimp hangar in Southern California

An intense fire decimated a colossal wooden hangar dating back to WW-II, originally constructed to accommodate military blimps stationed in Southern California.

Reported by: Manasvi Asthana

1/10: World War II-era hangar for military blimps destroyed in Southern California./ Image: AP

2/10: Vast dark smoke fumes seen for miles in Southern California./ Image: AP

3/10: A massive fire gutted a historical hangar facility early Tuesday at the Marine Corps Air Station in Tustin. / Image: AP

4/10: Firefighters tackle blaze at Tustin's north blimp hangar, Southern California./ Image: AP

5/10: Spectators photograph burning of the historic hangar./ Image: AP

6/10: World War II-era hangar for military blimps destroyed in Southern California./ Image: AP

7/10: People capture the historic blimp hangar blaze in Tustin./ Image: AP

8/10: Raging fire obliterates WWII-era blimp hangar./ Image: AP

9/10: Pictures show flames racing across the curved roof of the Tustin's north blimp hangar in Southern California./ Image: AP

10/10: The Orange County Fire Authority said in a social media post that allowing the structure to collapse was the only way to fight the inferno, which was reported around 1 a.m. / Image: AP

Published November 9th, 2023 at 04:21 IST