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LF Wade Airport Evacuated, Gate Locked

LF Wade Airport Evacuated, Gate Locked

[Updated] The gate to the LF Wade International Airport was closed as passengers and staff were evacuated from the building earlier today [Aug 26].Taxis and private cars were stopped from accessing the airport property as the main gate was closed causing traffic to become backed up through the airport roundabout as passengers attempted to make their... Read more of this article

Airport Evacuated After Fire Alarm Goes Off

Airport Evacuated After Fire Alarm Goes Off

[Updated with videos/statement] Earlier this afternoon [July 23] the L.F. Wade International Airport was evacuated, and emergency personnel attended, and temporarily blocked the entrance.The scene created a back log of traffic attempting to enter the Airport, and the sight of fire trucks also attracted several members of the public:After a period... Read more of this article

Passenger Evacuation: Faulty Heat Detector

Passenger Evacuation: Faulty Heat Detector

This afternoon [Apr.28] passengers were evacuated from the airport after a fire alarm was activated due to a faulty heat detector. Passengers were allowed back into the terminal shortly after, and the AirTran flight was delayed by an hour. A spokesperson said, “A fire alarm was activated at the LF Wade International Airport this afternoon which... Read more of this article

No Fire: Man Fined $1,500 for Pulling Fire Alarm

No Fire: Man Fined $1,500 for Pulling Fire Alarm

In Magistrates Court today [Jan 18], before Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo, 33-year-old Francisco Fagundo pleaded guilty to deliberately setting off the Fire Alarm at the Southampton Princess Hotel when there was no fire. The incident took place on Saturday 7th August 2010. According to the evidence and Mr Fagundo’s personal explanation in Court, he had... Read more of this article