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All Clear Given After Lock Down at Hanscom Air Force Base

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    FILE: Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts.

    The all-clear has been given after a brief lockdown at a Massachusetts Air Force base.

    A spokesperson for Hanscom Air Force Base, just west of Boston, said that there was a lockdown Thursday morning, but that the all-clear has been given and there is no danger.

    Spokesperson Ben Knewl said a shelter-in-place was issued at 9:15 a.m. after a staff member saw and misidentified equipment that was set up for an event.

    Security forces were notified and immediately investigated.

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    After the equipment was identified and determined that it was supposed to be there, the lockdown was lifted a short time later and the all-clear was given.

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