Meridian Naval Air Station, Miss. Personnel took precautions Monday when a 4-foot long pipe was found outside the Navy Gateway Inns & Suites on board Naval Air Station Meridian.The discovery was made at 8:35 a.m.
Lauderdale Emergency Management and Clinton Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team responded to deal with it.
It was determined that the container was harmless and had been left behind by a guest who had checked out and departed the Naval Air Station.
According to a news release, safety precautions were taken initially to isolate the area and evacuate the guests, residents and employees in the building to another location.