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All clear given following report of suspicious activity at Peterson AFB

Posted at 6:28 PM, Jul 29, 2019

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE — At approximately 6:20 p.m. Monday evening, Peterson Air Force Base issued a REAL WORLD ALERT.

The message tweeted by the base said personnel in the vicinity of the BX/Commissary should shelter in place immediately and that the gates to the base were closed.

Little information was given and our crews were kept away from the scene.

Just before 6 p.m., the base alerted News 5 that the all clear was given and they were resuming normal operations.

A short time later, the base tweeted that the incident was due to a suspicious object that was misidentified.