CNN, 10:33p ET:
A “suspicious item” at the Nevada National Security Site caused officials to scramble Tuesday, but it turned out to be “a non-threatening item,” a spokesman for the site told CNN.
Federal and local officials were involved in the incident, which began to unfold around 4 p.m. (7 p.m. ET), when a “suspicious item” was discovered outside the device assembly facility security perimeter fence, said Dave Taylor, the spokesman. [...]
“We acted out of an abundance of caution,” said Dante Pistone, another site spokesman. “There will be a lot of followup on this.” [...]
Original Report: Gov't: Emergency responders are "responding to an incident" at nuclear site outside Las Vegas
Published: January 29th, 2013 at 10:49 pm ET