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Bag fire caused by lithium batteries closed security checkpoint at Metro Airport's North Terminal

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Posted at 6:39 PM, Apr 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-19 18:41:06-04

METRO AIRPORT (WXYZ) — Travelers flying from the North Terminal at Metro Airport are dealing with a shutdown at one of the security checkpoints.

The checkpoint was closed after a bag fire that was caused by lithium batteries.

The checkpoint was expected to be closed for several hours.