Manchester Airport has been evacuated after a fire was reported at the terminal

Firefighters were pictured at Terminal 1 departures as part of the airport was evacuated and concerned passengers flooded social media with photos

Manchester Airport has been hit by a fire, various reports on social media have claimed

Parts of Manchester Airport have been evacuated after a fire in the terminal was reported.

Firefighters were pictured at Terminal 1 departures as people took to social media demanding to know what was going on.

A fire truck was also photographed outside the building as desperate airmen asked for updates. Mirror Online have contacted Manchester Airport to confirm.

A flyer uploaded a video to Twitter of an alarm going off in the background.

A speakerphone can also be heard declaring that “an incident has occurred” requiring the “immediate evacuation” of the terminal.

Images from the airport show a firefighter walking through the terminal



A fire truck was spotted outside the building



They tweeted: “I have just been evacuated from an area of ​​T1 at Manchester Airport due to an incident. Hope everyone/everything is ok.”

Rescue workers, including a fire engine, are on site.

Another passenger tweeted: “What a joke. 1 hour to get through security in Manchester.

“As soon as I get through, will the area be evacuated due to a fire? No where is open and there is a line to get stuff from Smiths. #manchesterairport

Another wrote: “@manairport What a joke…no other words could describe the absolutely traumatizing experience this airport is right now #Do it better

They weren’t the only ones to criticize the lack of communication.

“Would have been nice if someone had the sanity to let people know what’s going on… bad order,” read a tweet from another.

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