File photo of St. Louis Lambert International Airport, taken March 2017.

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'All Clear' at Lambert After False Alarm, Partial Evacuation

There were a few tweets from people either at the airport, or those with family members at the airport who were concerned. 

October 11, 2018 - 8:40 am
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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A false alarm at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport caused an evacuation for some travelers, Thursday morning. KMOX was alerted on social media and reached out to the airport in St. Louis County just after 8 a.m.

Airport spokesperson Jeff Lea told KMOX it was false alarm that went off and when the alarm sounded, employees began evacuating everyone. It's not clear exactly what time the alarm went off and when the "all clear" message was announced this morning. 

There were a few tweets from people either at the airport, or those with family members at the airport who were concerned. 

One person, identified on Twitter as a reporter from Wichita, Kansas says she wasn't aware of the evacuation until an announcement was made that it was a false alarm: