FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — Dozens of travelers were evacuated from a terminal at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Tuesday afternoon.READ MORE: Activists Say Hundreds Of Cuban Protesters Have Been Arrested Since Anti-Regime Demonstrations Broke Out
On social media, travelers were posting pictures and videos showing dozens of people outside on the tarmac, some with their luggage in hand.
Airport officials said the evacuation was prompted due to the fire alarm going off in Terminal 1.READ MORE: Broward County School Board Votes Unanimously To Make Mask Use Mandatory For Start Of School Year
Just around 3 p.m., travelers were being ushered back into the airport. All the checkpoints have since been reopened.
Airport officials said they have not determined the cause for the alarm going off at this time.MORE NEWS: Teen's Death Investigation Continues After No Hazardous Materials Found In West Park Home