Suspicious device prompts evacuation at Miami airport

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

MiamiAirportSecurityMIAMI (CNN) — A lighter shaped like a grenade caused a partial evacuation of Miami International Airport early Thursday morning.

The Miami Herald reports authorities spotted the device at an American Airlines checkpoint.

Guards cleared the area while authorities checked to make sure the weapon wasn’t real.

No flights were delayed.

Local media reports the passenger traveling with the lighter will not be charged.