Flights from Rome airport suspended due to brush fire nearby

Flights from Rome airport suspended due to brush fire nearby
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ROME - Departures from Rome's Fiumicino airport were suspended on Wednesday because of smoke from a fire nearby, airline Alitalia said in a Tweet.

The fire was burning in a forest of pine trees near the airport, pictures posted on the internet showed.

The airport was closed last May because of a fire in one of the terminals.

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