Dublin Airport terminal evacuated after person smoking in toilet cubicle triggers alarm

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Terminal 2 of Dublin Airport was fully evacuated this morning after a smoke alarm was set off by somebody smoking in the toilets.

A spokesperson for the Airport said that it is standard procedure to evacuate when a smoke alarm is set off.

It is thought it was triggered by a person who was smoking in the toilets at around 8.50am this morning.

Passengers and staff were outside the building for around eight minutes.

Normal operations have now resumed.

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