Flights in and out of Chicago airports grounded due to fire: FAA

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Posted: Sep 26, 2014 8:44 AM

(Reuters) - All flights into and out of Chicago's O'Hare International and Midway International airports were grounded early on Friday due to a fire at an air traffic control facility, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

Employees at the facility in Aurora, Illinois, were evacuated and a fire department was on the scene, the FAA said.

(Reporting by Colleen Jenkins; Editing by Scott Malone)