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Perth Airport evacuated after hearth sparks in kitchen, forcing delays to some flights


A small kitchen hearth has compelled elements of Perth Airport to evacuate.

The hearth triggered alarms in terminals 3 and 4 on Tuesday afternoon.

“Following regular security procedures, terminals have been evacuated,” an airport spokesman mentioned.

The airport hearth brigade rapidly extinguished the fireplace.

Crowds of individuals have been compelled to assemble exterior the station, with many plans postponed because of the disruption.

Though passengers have been allowed to return, authorities acknowledged that some flight departures had been delayed.

FIFO employee Vanessa Proud informed The West Australian she arrived on the airport shortly after individuals have been evacuated from the constructing.

“My flight was presupposed to be at 2:20pm however I might solely verify in my baggage,” she mentioned at 2:30pm.

“Clearly the flight is taking off now however I can not get via.”


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