ST. LOUIS (AP) - Emergency responders on Friday extinguished an engine fire in an American Airlines jet at Lambert Airport in St. Louis.
There were no reports of injuries, said Lambert spokesman Jeff Lea.
American Airlines flight 1400 took off from St. Louis at roughly 12:40 p.m. heading to Chicago, he said.
It reported engine problems and returned to St. Louis, landing at 1:40 p.m., where crews put out a fire in the left engine.
The Fort Worth, Texas-based American Airlines did not immediately return a call seeking more information.
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