NEWARK, NJ (CBS) — A terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport has been given the all clear Saturday afternoon, according to Port Authority police.
Terminal A had been evacuated for about 45 minutes following the discovery of a pressure cooker.READ MORE: Buddy The Cat Finds 'Furever' Home After Attacked By 2 Dogs In March
Essex County’s bomb squad had responded the to call and the device was cleared.
Newark Airport tells passenger to expect residual delays.READ MORE: 4 Starbucks Locations In Philadelphia Vote In Favor To Form Union
This is the second incident this week as Newark Liberty International Airport was temporarily closed following a United Airlines flight preparing to take off was grounded due to a fire in one of its engines Tuesday evening.
Over 120 passengers some crew members were on board the United flight when a fire broke out in an engine on the right side of the aircraft.
That incident forced a two hour shut down, and 5 people were reported with minor injuries, according to the Port Authority.MORE NEWS: Memorial Day Weekend Travel Expected To Be Busiest Since 2019 As Gas Prices Remain At Record High
The FAA is says it plans to investigate exactly how the fire started.