Ft. Lauderdale Airport evacuated after contractor accidentally cuts fire sprinkler line

Hundreds of people were evacuated Saturday afternoon from Terminal 3 at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

According to airport spokesperson Greg Meyer, a contractor working at the airport accidentally cut the fire sprinkler line behind the JetBlue counter, causing water to spray.

As a safety precaution, water to the system was turned off and the Transportation Security Administration evacuated the entire terminal until the sprinkler system could be fixed.

More details here.

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