Perth Airport terminal evacuated, sparking outrage from travellers

Chaos as a major Australian airport is suddenly evacuated as frustrated passengers vent: ‘We are going to be here for HOURS’

Thousands of passengers have been evacuated from Perth Airport, sparking widespread chaos and outrage.

The airport has confirmed a ‘small’ kitchen fire with one of the terminals, sparked the emergency with everyone forced outside.

A spokeswoman said the fire has since extinguished and that passengers will be able to re-enter the terminal shortly.

Travellers are warned to expect delays. 

Photos show long queues of travellers waiting outside the terminal. 

‘We were going to be here for HOURS #sendwine,’ one man tweeted. 

Another traveller added: ‘Any idea what the evacuation is about?

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