Suspicious package closes main gate at Naval Air Station in Florida

Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, suspicious package
Courtesy: WKRG

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) – A suspicious package closed down the main gate at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida on Monday afternoon.

Just after 7:30 p.m., the Public Affairs Office gave the all clear, saying it was an 8×10 envelope. The envelope was left on the counter in the welcome center.

The call came in around 3:50 p.m.

The Explosive Ordinance Disposal team from Eglin Airforce Base arrived just before 6:30 p.m. Monday to assess the situation. A deputy at the scene said a robot had been deployed.

Multiple agencies were on the scene, including NAS Base Security Forces, Gulf Coast Emergency Services, and bomb-sniffing dogs.

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