A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-300, registration N582NW performing flight DL-436 from Seattle,WA to Atlanta,GA (USA), landed on Atlanta's runway 09R and turned to vacate onto taxiway N10. The crew of another aircraft reported their left hand tyre was on fire, an active flame, another crew chimed in confirming the left side of the aircraft was on fire, a ground operations vehicle on ground frequency also reported the left main gear of the 757-300 was on fire. The aircraft stopped at the intersection with taxiway N, emergency services responded and put the fire out. ATC closed runway 09L due to the ongoing fire.
The FAA reported: "REPORTED LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR FIRE UPON LANDING" stating erroneously the occurrence aircraft was N590NW, there were no injuries, the aircraft sustained minor damage.