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All clear after suspicious package found at Naval Station Everett

Base personnel were instructed to shelter in place after a suspicious package was found in a vehicle that pulled up to the Naval Station Everett base gate Thursday afternoon.

At about 1:15 p.m. security personnel responded to the report of the suspicious package.

Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Everett Police Department, Snohomish County Sheriff, and Washington State Patrol assisted in the response.

As a precaution, one building was evacuated. All base personnel were asked to remain indoors and shelter in place.

Just before 5 p.m., the Port of Everett tweeted that the investigation was complete and an all-clear was given. Traffic in the area returned to normal.

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