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Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV evacuated after sprinkler head damaged

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CHARLESTON, WV -

Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV was evacuated after a maintenance worker damaged and set off a sprinkler at about 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22.

According to airport officials, no flights were delayed, but a baggage carousel sustained some water damage.

Baggage handlers will carry luggage to the front of the airport until the carousel can be repaired. Passengers will be able to retrieve their bags there.

Officials were unsure how much it will cost to repair the sprinkler system.