Travel delays expected after brief evacuation of Love Field

Delays expected after fire evacuation at Love Field

DALLAS -- Travel delays are expected Friday after after reports of smoke forced a short evacuation at Dallas Love Field Airport.

Smoke was reported inside the airport terminal, fire officials said, and passengers were forced to evacuate at about 4:30 a.m. 

The smoke came from an over-heated component in an AC unit, officials said. It took Dallas Fire-Rescue crews about 20 minutes to resolve the issue.

At about 5:45 a.m., fire officials gave Love Field the "all clear" to resume operations.

The airport said on Twitter that travelers should give themselves extra time for security lines.

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Some flights are delayed due to the evacuation, and it's starting to have a ripple effect at other airports. 

Flying in or out of Love Field? Check your flight's status.

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