BREAKING: U.S. air base evacuated due to suspicious vehicle

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Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts has been evacuated due to security concerns about a suspicious moving truck.

In a post on the base website, security forces said they became concerned late Thursday morning during a routine vehicle inspection at a gate.

State police said the screening found indicators of potentially hazardous material.

The truck is owned by Big Foot Moving & Storage. A woman who answered the phone at the company’s Acton headquarters said “we don’t know what’s going on” and declined to further comment.

The base put a response team in place, closed the gate and evacuated several nearby base facilities.

No injuries have been reported.

State police said they closed the exit from Route 2A to the base, about 20 miles from Boston.

Hanscom Field, a commercial airport adjacent to the base, remained operational.

More details to follow.

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