Chemical scare at Scott Air Force Base deemed false alarm - KMOV.com

Chemical scare at Scott Air Force Base deemed false alarm

(KMOV) -- Officials said a moving vehicle tested positive for a possible indication of nitrates at Scott Air Force Base on Wednesday.

The 375th Security Force Squadron and military dogs were dispatched to investigate at the Mascouth Gate around 8:45 a.m., but no nitrates were found.

No evacuations were ordered, but one building evacuated voluntarily as a precaution.

Officials report said everyone is safe and no one's safety was threatened.

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