Last night, travelers hoping to maintain their post-Christmas cheer while waiting for flights out of St. Louis Lambert International Airport were instead treated to the chill of the freezing outdoors — all thanks to a burned bagel.
It is not clear whether this bagel was plain, seeded, or embedded with raisins, but what we do know, as first reported by KMOV, was that around 6:40 p.m. the bread-based threat set off fire alarms, causing an evacuation of Terminal 2.
We’re all outside in the freezing cold walking under the jetbridges. No idea where we are going or why. Hundreds of passengers pic.twitter.com/992pFplHXm— Jacob Long (@JacobLongTV) December 27, 2017
So they took us all outside and back up to the front terminal entrance. now hundreds of passengers have to go through security check points AGAIN. pic.twitter.com/q5Bhzj4KQd— Jacob Long (@JacobLongTV) December 27, 2017
Okay. Stand down. Apparently it was a burnt bagel that caused the Lambert evacuation. A BAGEL.— Jacob Long (@JacobLongTV) December 27, 2017