Two Planes Evacuated Due to Fire Emergency At Dallas Airport

One plane had a tire that caught on fire and another plane was evacuated due to smoke in the cabin.
1:07 | 07/31/15

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We go from that to two airline scares here, both at the Dallas airport. The tire on one caught fire when it touched down. Another flight evacuated because of smoke in the cabin. ABC's Clayton Sandell has the story. Reporter: This morning another day of triple-digit temperatures in dallas/ft. Worth where airport firefighters were kept busy Thursday with two scary scenes just hours apart. First after a spirit airlines jet from Orlando touches down. Hope that's not ours. Reporter: Its brakes overheat, a tire erupting in flames. The fire department had to come out and everything and sprayed the wing with water and had to put the fire out. Reporter: No one was hurt. But a few hours later -- There was a lot of smoke and said, everyone, please leave your belongings and evacuate immediately. Reporter: Smoke in the cabin cutting short an American airlines flight to Chicago forcing 146 passengers and crew down emergency slides. It was really disconcerting but we all pretty much exited orderly and quickly. Reporter: Three slightly injured. The cause under investigation. For "Good morning America," Clayton Sandell, ABC news, Denver.

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