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Air Force base near Boston given all clear

The bomb squad will inspect the truck stopped at the gate. (Source: WCVB/CNN) The bomb squad will inspect the truck stopped at the gate. (Source: WCVB/CNN)
The truck, in the upper right of the frame, triggered concern in security personnel. Nearby buildings were evacuated. (Source: WCVB/CNN) The truck, in the upper right of the frame, triggered concern in security personnel. Nearby buildings were evacuated. (Source: WCVB/CNN)

BOSTON (RNN) – Officials and explosive experts cleared a box truck at Hanscom Air Force Base after a routine gate inspection discovered "potentially hazardous material," prompting a gate closure and evacuation of nearby buildings.

At around 9 a.m. ET, security personnel discovered shut the gate, WCVB reports.

Inspectors detected residue on pallets found inside a Big Foot Moving and Storage truck at the Hanscom's Vanderberg Gate. Those pallets will undergo more testing.

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

The Massachusetts State Police’s bomb squad also responded to the base.

No injuries are reported.

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