Passengers evacuated from Gatwick terminal in fire alert

Heavy traffic on the M23 near Gatwick Airport is being reported this afternoon (October 28), due to a broken down car
Heavy traffic on the M23 near Gatwick Airport is being reported this afternoon (October 28), due to a broken down car

Passengers were evacuated from a check-in area at Gatwick Airport this morning following a fire alert.

People were escorted outside the terminal building but were later readmitted. An airport spokesman said the alert was a false alarm.

He said: “Everyone was brought back in a few minutes later.”