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Area of Terminal 1 at Toronto’s Pearson airport evacuated after fire breaks out

Area of Terminal 1 at Toronto’s Pearson airport evacuated after fire breaks out
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Peel Regional Police said on Twitter just before 7 p.m. Sunday that they were investigating after a blaze broke out at the airport.

About half an hour later, they said the fire had been extinguished though, police added, there are significant amounts of water and smoke in the building.

Update: Fire has been extinguished however a significant amount of water and smoke exist. We are encouraging all passengers to check their flight status before attending the terminal. I will provide a media staging point shortly.

At 7:40 p.m., Pearson airport said that all international and U.S. aircraft are holding at the gate.

Passengers were evacuated from the area, and police said there were no injuries.

All International and US aircraft at Terminal 1 are currently holding at their gates. We thank passengers for their patience as we put their safety first. https://t.co/xVkkwnSr9V
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