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UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at Luke AFB after bomb threat

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UPDATE - 12:18 P.M.:

GLENDALE, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - A lockdown has been lifted at Luke Air Force Base some two hours after a bomb threat shut down the facility.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) units responded to the threat around nine this morning. Officials re-opened the base to traffic around 11:30.

Base officials say no explosive device was discovered. They say they will continue to investigate the incident.

UPDATE - 10:57 A.M.:

GLENDALE, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) -AN Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team is now responding to a bomb threat at Luke Air Force Base.

Officials placed the base under lockdown upon learning of the threat around nine Friday morning.

Stay with for more details as they become available.


GLENDALE, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - A reported bomb threat placed Luke Air Force base under lockdown Friday morning.

Base officials sent out this tweet just before 10 a.m.:

At this time, no further details are available. Stay with for continuing coverage of this developing story.

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Lisa Sturgis

Lisa Sturgis recently returned to KYMA as its Digital Content Director, but she has a long history with the Desert Southwest.


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