KINGSLEY FIELD, Ore. – A suspicious package was discovered at Kingsley Field at approximately 9:40 a.m. Thursday.
Base personnel are taking appropriate response measures. Security Forces have evacuated personnel from buildings in the immediate area.
Base officials are asking the public to stay away from the base until the situation has been resolved.
More information will be released as it becomes available.
Update: Dec. 6, 2012 – 3:15 p.m.
Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar with the 173rd Fighter Wing at Kinglsey Field told Newstalk 1150 KAGO that the situation has been resolved without incident.
The package ended up being harmless.
Shirar says the response by Kinglsey Field Security Forces, Oregon State Police and local law enforcement was superb.