Hordes of passengers have been left stranded on the tarmac at London Metropolis Airport following a fireplace alarm on Wednesday night.
Flights out and in of the airport have been suspended whereas fireplace crews investigated the reason for the alarm.
Photos confirmed a big group of passengers stood on the runway whereas others waited on planes. In the meantime, passengers arriving on the airport have been compelled to attend out the entrance.
Airport officers stated the evacuation was deemed to have been sparked a “false alarm” following an investigation.
One individual wrote on Twitter: “Caught on the tarmac as a result of a fireplace alarm at London Metropolis Airport. No data supplied in anyway.”
One other passenger known as Sam Newman wrote: “So I’m imagined to be on my technique to Aarhus for a workshop, solely London Metropolis Airport has a fireplace alert. Been evacuated from our gate and at the moment are standing on the tarmac.”
Flight operations started to renew at round 7.30pm.
London Metropolis Airport tweeted: “Thanks for the persistence of passengers following the hearth alarm activation.
“The terminal has been quickly evacuated. Following an investigation, this has been deemed a false alarm and regular operations will proceed as quickly as attainable.”