Editor's Note: This article has been updated.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - The main gate to the Columbus Air Force Base was temporarily closed after a military dog alerted officials during a routine safety inspection.
The routine safety inspection involved a delivery truck Tuesday at approximately 1:15 p.m. at the base's main gate.
The gate was closed as a precaution. Surrounding building were also evacuated.
The delivery truck was later deemed safe and the main gate reopened at 2:40 p.m.
Normal operations continue at the base.
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