TSA officer removes smoke bag from a security checkpoint
A TSA officer has received praise after the removal to quickly remove a piece of the smoke left from a checkpoint area.
A Transportation Security Administration security officer is praised for his quick thinking during a recent scare at Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport. TSA Lead Officer Lead Officer Darrell Wade picked up a smoking piece of luggage from a checkpoint and ran away from the terminal, the protection of everyone in the neighborhood.
On 8 August, released footage of Wade’s brave actions of the Georgia air hub, on July 20, which may be able to prevent a great misfortune, Fox 30 reports.
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“I really wanted everyone to be safe. At that time I can honestly say that I don’t think of me injuries, or anything else,” Wade called to the scene, in footage obtained by Fox News. “I just wanted everyone at the checkpoint and all other officers to be safe, passengers safe.”
After investigation, the cause of the smoke was, turned out to be a defective vape battery, Fox 30 reports. Wade’s actions also prevent damage to the TSA security equipment, as well as a possible confrontation from the airport. The checkpoint also remained open.
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As noted by the TSA, the security of the screening guidelines, electronic cigarettes and vaping devices are prohibited in checked baggage.
“Battery-powered E-cigarettes, atomizers, vape pens, atomizers, and electronic nicotine delivery systems may only be carried in the cabin of the plane (in hand luggage or on your person). Check with your airline for additional restrictions,” the site states.
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