TAMPA, Fla. -- Passengers on the United Airlines Flight 1948 had quite the scare when the plane blew a tire.

According to Tampa International Airport Spokesman Danny Valentine, this happened just before 3:30 p.m.on a flight headed to Houston. The plane blew a tire and the rubber caught fire.

TIA firefighters rushed out to the runway to put out the fire. No one was injured and the flight was delayed until 10:21 p.m.