CHICAGO (CBS) — A fire broke out in a pedestrian tunnel at O’Hare International Airport on Saturday morning, the Chicago Fire Department confirms.
The fire started shortly after 8 a.m. The escalator fire in the pedestrian tunnel between concourses B and C in Terminal 1 was caused by an electrical issue.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Showers By Daybreak
Sprinklers went off, and the tunnel was closed and electricity turned off. Power was restored around 9:30 a.m.
People are being shuttled around the tunnel, CFD said.READ MORE: Oak Lawn Woman Got Locked Out Of Her Facebook Business Account, And Even Facebook Can't Be Sure If The Email To Blame Was A Scam
No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.MORE NEWS: They Had A Tough Year Of E-Learning, But Southland College Prep Seniors Have Now Racked Up More Than $50 Million In Combined Merit Scholarships
Officials with United Airlines reported that some flights were delayed due to the incident, but regular operations had resumed by noon.