Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport evacuated after fire

A fire erupted at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport Sunday just around 8 a.m.

The fire started in the baggage claim area after a piece of TSA equipment that scans bags caught flame. Officials evacuated the airport soon after.

The fire was taken care of with a fire extinguisher before firefighters could arrive. Passengers were allowed to enter the airport again within 20 minutes.

There were no injuries or damage to any bags.

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