Fort Wainwright Main Gate Closed for Two Hours Today

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The main gate of Fort Wainwright was closed for two hours this (wed) afternoon.
An alert from NIXLE said that because of military police and fire department activities, the front gate was off-limits.​
According to a press release from Fort Wainwright, a suspicious package was found near the gate around 11 this morning. ​
The gate was shut down, and a small number of houses in the area were evacuated. ​
The package was eventually determined to be safe, and the gate was reopened around 2 this afternoon.