Passengers describe chaos at Heathrow after fire alarm

Passengers have described chaotic scenes at Heathrow airport this morning after a fire alarm alert sparked confusion.

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Travellers describe chaos after Heathrow fire alert

Heathrow fire alarm sparks confusion among passengers

Passengers have described chaotic scenes at Heathrow airport this morning after a fire alarm alert sparked confusion.

Heathrow said the evacuation of Terminal One was due to "smoke from a vehicle fire" but passengers complained that they were not informed about the ongoing situation.

Passengers described chaotic scenes at the airport after the fire alarm. Credit: PA Wire

Jennifer Duhon tweeted: "How NOT to handle a fire alarm at world's largest airports.

"Heathrow staff have no idea where to send ALL arriving passengers at Term 1 Biggest mess ever. Unsafe and Unsettling."

The airport later said they were deploying more staff to reduce waiting times and apologised for the disruption.

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