UPDATE: Bomb Squad Responds To Walmart In Airway Heights - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Bomb Squad Responds To Walmart In Airway Heights

Posted: Updated:

UPDATE: Authorities tell KHQ that a pipe sticking out of the ground is nothing to be alarmed about and that it's not a suspicious device. People that wanted to get into Walmart, Carls Jr and Taco bell were affected.

UPDATE: Bomb squad has now arrived on scene. 

UPDATE: Authorities have told us they are currently waiting for the bomb squad to arrive to investigate the suspicious device. The object is described as a 10 inch pipe about 3 inches in diameter that appears to have been pounded into the ground in an island in the parking lot between the Carl's Jr. and Taco Bell. Businesses in the area have been alerted and the perimeter has been taped off. 

BREAKING NEWS: A suspicious package has been found at the Walmart in Airway Heights. Authorities say there's some sort of pipe attached to it with PVC capping. The 911 call came in around 10am. So far there have been no evacuations.

We're working on getting you more details, as soon as we get them we'll post them here on KHQ.com, Facebook and our Twitter news feed.

 

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • BEAUTIFUL HOMES: Top 10 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In CDA

    BEAUTIFUL HOMES: Top 10 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In CDA

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-03-25 13:20:34 GMT
    KHQ.COM - When it comes to shopping around for a house, it's always fun to dream. We did a search for some of the most expensive homes for sale right now in the Coeur d' Alene area.>>
    KHQ.COM - When it comes to shopping around for a house, it's always fun to dream. We did a search for some of the most expensive homes for sale right now in the Coeur d' Alene area.>>
  • Widow Seeks $7 Million After Deadly Oso Mudslide

    Widow Seeks $7 Million After Deadly Oso Mudslide

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:10:58 GMT
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The lawyer for a woman whose husband died in the deadly Washington state mudslide says her client has filed claims seeking a total of $7 million from Washington state and Snohomish County.Lawyer Corrie Yackulic said Friday that Deborah Durnell wants to learn exactly why a hillside gave way and what government officials knew about risks to those living below in the small community of Oso, 55 miles northeast of Seattle.>>
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The lawyer for a woman whose husband died in the deadly Washington state mudslide says her client has filed claims seeking a total of $7 million from Washington state and Snohomish County.Lawyer Corrie Yackulic said Friday that Deborah Durnell wants to learn exactly why a hillside gave way and what government officials knew about risks to those living below in the small community of Oso, 55 miles northeast of Seattle.>>
  • Teen Suspended For Asking Miss America To Prom

    Teen Suspended For Asking Miss America To Prom

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:34:48 GMT
    YORK, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school. Eighteen-year-old Patrick Farves said he received three days of in-school suspension Thursday because he asked Nina Davuluri to prom.
    >>
    YORK, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school. Eighteen-year-old Patrick Farves said he received three days of in-school suspension Thursday because he asked Nina Davuluri to prom.

    >>