July 18, 2018 / 4:06 PM / 4 months ago

London Heathrow airport says operations resuming after fire alarm

FILE PHOTO: A general view Heathrow Airport near London, Britain October 11, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) - London’s Heathrow Airport said its operations were starting to resume after a fire alarm briefly affected the running of the airfield, including the control tower, on Wednesday.

“We apologize for any inconvenience that this has caused,” a spokeswoman said. “Emergency services responded using our regular safety procedures, and our operations have started to resume.”

Reporting by Kate Holton and Andrew MacAskill; editing by Stephen Addison

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