Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Smoke from Bathroom Fire Halts All Air Traffic to Chicago

Smoke from Bathroom Fire Halts All Air Traffic to Chicago ---
tags: Timeline 2014, air incident, fire, accident, over 1,000 people affected, building evacuation, workplace incident, not terrorism

May 13, 2014 Smoke from Bathroom Fire Halts All Air Traffic to Chicago The Federal Aviation Administration halted 1,120 flights going into or out of Chicago's major O'Hare and Midway airports because of a fire which was traced to an electrical fire in a restroom ceiling fan in a restroom filled the regional radar facility's control room. All air traffic at one of the nation's busiest aviation hubs was halted as workers were evacuated from the radar facility in suburban Elgin at about 11:30 a.m.

And the reason for a fire in the ceiling fan of a FAA control center is?..... How often does fire break out in a ceiling fan by accident???

May 13, 2014 The Federal Aviation Administration halted 1,120 flights going into or out of Chicago's major O'Hare and Midway airports because of a fire which was traced to an electrical fire in a restroom  ceiling fan in a restroom filled the regional radar facility's control room. All air traffic at one of the nation's busiest aviation hubs was halted as workers were evacuated from the radar facility in suburban Elgin at about 11:30 a.m. 

And the reason for a fire in the ceiling fan of a FAA control center is?..... How often does fire break out in a ceiling fan by accident???


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    1. CNN ‎- 57 minutes ago
      (CNN) -- Air traffic controllers worked to clear a backlog of delayed flights at Chicago's two major airports Tuesday after smoke at aradar facility ...

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