Officials briefly ordered the partial evacuation of the South Florida Airport Tuesday evening as part of a “security investigation”.
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport posted on Twitter shortly after 8 p.m. that officials were investigating the baggage claim area in Terminal 1, which is primarily used by Southwest Airlines. Then, just before 9pm, a second post said that law enforcement had cleared the security incident.
The post on social media stated that the basement of the terminal has been evacuated, and the airport entrance road has been closed. Airport services and entrances are expected to resume normal operation later on Tuesday evening.
Travelers were directed to check with their airlines for updated flight information.
Officials did not immediately provide details about what happened Paid investigation and eviction.