Around 2:20 PM there were tweets about an apparent fire in Terminal 2 in Lambert Airport.

 

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{"url":"https://twitter.com/flystl/status/817832303384793094","author_name":"Lambert-STL Airport","author_url":"https://twitter.com/flystl","html":"&#lt;blockquote class=\"twitter-tweet\"&#gt;&#lt;p lang=\"en\" dir=\"ltr\"&#gt;&#lt;a href=\"https://twitter.com/geodraper\"&#gt;@geodraper&#lt;/a&#gt; airport fire dept is extinguishing a restaurant grease fire at this time&#lt;/p&#gt;— Lambert-STL Airport (@flystl) &#lt;a href=\"https://twitter.com/flystl/status/817832303384793094\"&#gt;January 7, 2017&#lt;/a&#gt;&#lt;/blockquote&#gt;\n&#lt;script async src=\"//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js\" charset=\"utf-8\"&#gt;&#lt;/script&#gt;","width":550,"height":null,"type":"rich","cache_age":"3153600000","provider_name":"Twitter","provider_url":"https://twitter.com","version":"1.0"}

 

Lambert's Twitter account did confirm that there was a grease fire. The spokesperson for Lambert clarified and said is was the Burger King that had the grease fire.

 

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A spokesperson for Lambert said a precautionary evacuation alarm went off, so some people in the airport did evacuate. Southwest service was paused briefly, but Southwest flights will resume normal operation.

 

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