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Tampa International Airport evacuates airside terminal due to bag in screening

Posted at 2:53 PM, Jan 01, 2017

Security officials at Tampa International Airport evacuated Airside F terminal for about an hour Sunday.

A false alarm involving a bag in a screening device led to the evacuation, according to a Tampa International Airport tweet. 

The incident occurred about 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

The main terminal and other airside terminals remained open and continued operating during the evacuation of Airside F.

Passenger screenings and flights resumed a short time later.

No further information was released about the incident.