Hundreds of passengers reenter Austin airport following evacuation alert

Hundreds of passengers reentered Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) after an alarm prompted them to leave Tuesday afternoon.

According to AUS, a smoke alarm triggered an evacuation just before 3 p.m. 

Shortly after, the alarm and evacuation alert were canceled and there was no threat to safety.

Hundreds of passengers that exited the airport were allowed to reenter for rescreening procedures.