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Passengers evacuated at Hartsfield-Jackson Intl Airport after fuel spill

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

Plane passengers and people waiting at three gates were evacuated at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport after a fuel spill on Thursday morning. 

According to airport officials, the fuel spill happened near a domestic plane near Concourse E. The spill was caused by a leak at the connection point between a plane and a fuel truck, but the leak was not coming from the plane. 

The plane and three gates of Concourse E were evacuated as a precaution. Approximately 1,000 gallons of fuel spilled. 

The Atlanta Fire Dept. and the Dept. of Aviation are on the scene cleaning up the spill. No one was injured. 

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