Seattle-bound flight makes emergency landing

Flight headed from New Jersey landed in Buffalo, NY

SEATTLE, WA (AP) –  A Seattle-bound flight from New Jersey made an emergency landing in Buffalo today after a small fire in the galley.

Alaska Airlines Flight 17 was diverted to Buffalo Niagara International Airport at about 8 this morning.

A credit card reader caught fire and the crew put it out with a fire extinguisher.

There were no injuries among the 184 passengers and crew of five. Passengers were taken to the terminal and offered medical assistance.

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