Passengers are being warned of possible flight delays after a fire broke out at Sydney Airport’s international terminal.
Fire crews attended and were quick to extinguish the blaze on Wednesday afternoon.
A spokeswoman for Air Services Australia said passengers were evacuated and departure times may be affected.
A photo posted on Twitter shows the duty-free shopping area of the airport filled with smoke.
Sydney International Airport Fire Culprit – supposedly a battery from a robotics conference that’s been in town dropped and sparked fire in screening area. Fire fighters have it in this box. pic.twitter.com/UyMxNFtCZK
— Tara Moroney (@TaraMoroney7) July 10, 2019