Suspicious package found at Bremerton naval base


BREMERTON, Wash. - A suspicious package was found Wednesday morning at Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton, said an official at the base. 

The package was discovered around 8:45 a.m.

Emergency crews responded to the location and secured the area. 

An Explosive Ordinance Disposal specialist and crew members inspected the parcel and found it to be a canister used for fire suppression in a ship galleys.

The object was removed for further examination. 

Vehicle traffic to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility was diverted to the Bremerton Gate and resumed shortly after 1 p.m.