A ground handling vehicle caught fire at Dublin Airport this morning, setting off several smoke alarms in Terminal 2.

The incident happened shortly after 9.20am on the apron at the terminal.

Airport operator daa said that airport fire marshals responded to the fire straight away, and it has since been extinguished.

No passengers were evacuated during the course of the incident.

A spokesman for airport management said they are assessing what impact the incident will have on flight operations.