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Buildings at Air Force base near Boston evacuated over suspicious truck

Buildings at Air Force base near Boston evacuated over suspicious truck
Posted at 11:47 AM, Jul 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-06 08:30:25-04

BOSTON (RNN) – During a routine vehicle inspection at one of the entrances to Hanscom Air Force Base at 9 a.m. ET, security personnel discovered “potentially hazardous material” and shut the gate, WCVB reports.

Nearby buildings also were evacuated.

The Air Force base website says that “Security Forces detected a concern, which caused the base to put response actions in place."

Local media shows a blue, white and yellow box truck secured at the closed Vandenberg Gate.

The Massachusetts State Police’s bomb squad responded to the base where a box truck is secured.

No injuries are reported and emergency personnel are on the scene.

The airspace also has been cleared.

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