Australia

Delays expected after Sydney Airport fire

Sydney Airport fire sparks evacuation Source: Twitter

Passengers have been evacuated from Sydney Airport's international terminal following a fire, which has since been extinguished.

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.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

More to come.

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