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UPDATE: 1PM Perth Airport’s Terminal 3 has been evacuated due to fire in the kitchen of the Dome Restaurant.

At least 10 Virgin Australia and Skywest Airlines flights have been disrupted.

The Qantas domestic terminal was put on standby to evacuate and all screening were stopped.

Are you at the airport? Email us your pictures or MMS 0402 228221.

In total up to 20 flights will be affected with delays of up to an hour possible impacting thousands of passengers.

A Fire and Emergency Services Authority spokeswoman said three fire crews were called to a kitchen fire at Dome Cafe about 12.15pm.

The crews were stood down when the fire was quickly extinguished by private airport firefighters.

She said the damage bill was $5000.

A Perth Airport spokeswoman said the terminal had to be evacuated for a short time but passengers had now been allowed back in.

The West Australian

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