72
      Saturday
      92 / 72
      Sunday
      93 / 71
      Monday
      95 / 73

      Fire stops flights temporarily at DC airports

      WASHINGTON (AP) - Flights at three Washington area airports were stopped briefly because of a fire at a regional air traffic control facility.

      Flights were stopped for about 25 minutes Sunday morning at Reagan National, Dulles International and BWI Marshall airports. The Federal Aviation Administration says a refrigerator caught fire in an office area at an air traffic control facility for the Washington area.

      The FAA says the outage affected fewer than 20 flights. Kimberly Gibbs, a spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, says the flights were stopped about 9 a.m. BWI spokesman Jonathan Dean says the impact at BWI was minimal.