North Sound News

Suspicious package causes Naval Station Everett personnel to shelter in place

EVERETT, Wash. — Personnel at Naval Station Everett sheltered in place after a suspicious package was reported on the base.

Security forces responded at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday.

Explosives disposal specialists inspected the package and determined it was not a threat.

The base gates were closed during the emergency response.

“The Navy takes all threats seriously.

“The base has relaxed from the order to shelter in place.

“Normal business operations are being resumed,” Naval Station Everett said on its Facebook page.