Broken Sprinkler Head Causes Evacuation at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport

Concourses B & C evacuated, possible early morning flight delay

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013  |  Updated 9:29 AM EDT
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A broken sprinkler head caused an evacuation at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport early Thursday, officials said.

The incident happened around 5 a.m. in Terminal 1 and caused evacuations at concourses B and C, airport spokesman Greg Meyer said.

Workers were able to get the situation under control, Meyer said.

Meyer said there could be a flight delay for one of the early morning flights. Passengers were urged to check with their airlines for exact departure times.

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