A suspicious package was reported on Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, today at 11:45 a.m.
Navy explosive ordnance disposal technicians determined the package is not an explosive threat, however, Navy fire and emergency services is examining it for hazardous materials.
DEVELOPING: Possible explosive device discovered at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington -KCPQ
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“The safety of our people is our top priority and we are committed to providing them with the safest working environment,” said Capt. Alan Schrader, NBK commanding officer. “We have experts investigating the situation with the confidence to minimize the chances of similar actions against our people and equipment.”
Navy security forces and local law enforcement continue to secure the area.
The incident remains under investigation by Naval Criminal Investigative Service.