False alarm triggers evacuation at Auckland Airport

Photo / File
Photo / File

The Auckland International Airport had to be evacuated for a short time tonight, after a fire sensor was triggered.

The ground floor of the terminal was evacuated just after 9.30pm.

An airport spokeswoman said an internal fire sensor had been falsely triggered, which led to the evacuation.

Shortly before 10pm, she confirmed people had been allowed back inside.

A northern fire communications spokesman said they had not been called to the scene.

- NZ Herald

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


© Copyright 2017, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf03 at 24 May 2017 00:08:21 Processing Time: 428ms