Melbourne Airport has released its ‘lock-down’ mandate following the detection of smoke and fire coming from a grass fire which was in close proximity to the airport.
Around 2pm today airport personnel were asked to leave the building while security surveyed the premises and assessed the danger.
At 3pm today, a representative from Air Services Australia verified that, after it was determined the smoke from the grass fire posed no serious threat to passengers or staff, flights resumed its regular schedule.
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