UPDATE: A man drove on the base and claimed to have explosive devices. He is in custody. Naval Base Kitsap Bangor and Keyport gates closed due to ongoing security issue
BREAKING | All gates at Naval Base Kitsap Bangor and Keyport in Washington are currently closed after an individual told authorities he had a package containing explosives. The bomb squad was called to inspect the vehicle.
Naval Base Kitsap's Bangor and Keyport gates closed due to ongoing security threat..
BREMERTON, Wash. - A bomb squad is responding to Bremerton’s Naval Base Kitsap after a man entered through an inspection gate, claiming to have an improvised explosive device on his body.
Kevin McCarty is following developments for KIRO 7 live at 5 p.m. Watch on-air or online here.
All Naval Base Kitsap Bangor gates are closed.
The bomb squad has been called in as a precaution and Highway 308 leading to the base is shut down.