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Offutt Air Force Base Closes Gate Temporarily to check for explosives

Offutt Air Force Base Closes Gate Temporarily to check for explosives

By Jackie Mora. CREATED Apr 30, 2014

Offutt Air Force Base, NE- A gate at Offutt Air Force Base had to be shut down as Omaha Police searched for a possible explosive. 

 
According to Offutt officials, a K-9 military working dog alerted on a delivery truck around 4:15 a.m. Wednesday morning during a routine check at the search pit prior to entering the base.
 
Following a thorough search by the Omaha Police, the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit found no explosives and cleared the vehicle. All base response procedures were successfully initiated and completed and normal operations have resumed.
 
The gate closure did cause some traffic issues.