Shelter-in-place issued for suspicious package at Naval Station Everett

Shelter-in-place issued for suspicious package at Naval Station Everett

EVERETT, Wash. — Naval Station Everett and Marysville Navy Complex personnel are sheltering in place after a suspicious package was found at the north gate of the Everett base.

Naval Station Everett activated its emergency operations center at 8:15 a.m. in response. Navy emergency responders have set up a perimeter.

Navy explosive specialists were called to inspect the package and base personnel have been instructed to stay indoors until further notice.

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Access to the base is restricted.

The Marysville Navy Complex also told personnel to shelter in place.

“Nearby locations react like this as a precautionary measure. These directions are intended for the personnel located on the facility,” Marysville police said in a tweet.

Updates will be posted on the Naval Station Everett Facebook page.