DALLAS (KDKA) — Holiday travelers going to and from Dallas Love Field were delayed Friday morning after a fire forced the evacuation of passengers from the terminal.
According to the CBS affiliate in Dallas, Dallas Fire Rescue officials say a small fire forced the evacuation of Dallas Love Field Airport. The fire reportedly broke out around 4:30 a.m.
#BREAKING Fire scare at Love Field in Dallas this morning. People evacuated from terminals. Looks like they’re heading back in but what a mess. A live look from our @CBSDFW crew: pic.twitter.com/Hn0gzpaspL
— Jennifer Lindgren (@JLindgrenCBS11) December 22, 2017
Passengers were eventually allowed to return into the terminal around 6:30 a.m. but had to be re-screened at security. This created exceptionally long lines.
— Yona Gavino (@YonaGavinoCBS11) December 22, 2017
The Airport recommended passengers give themselves 1-hour and 30-minutes to ge through the TSA security checkpoint afterward.
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