Bomb threat at Creech Air Force Base a false alarm

Published: May. 3, 2022 at 1:15 PM PDT|Updated: May. 3, 2022 at 2:11 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Creech Air Force Base responded to a bomb threat at its gates Tuesday afternoon.

According to Creech AFB’s Sgt. Dillon White, the Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Unit from Nellis Air Force Base were also on scene and assisting to clear the threat at Creech’s main gate.

Creech AFB said a dog alerted the crews to the gate, prompting the response, but it was a false alarm.

Crews started investigating the incident at 10 a.m., Sgt. White said

Nevada State Police have blocked off access from U.S. 95 to Creech Air Force Base as a result of the investigation. RTC said U.S. 95 reopened around 1:40 p.m.