Closed captioning of: Suspicious package found at Logan airport
a suspected suspicious package has now been isolated inside the cargo facility at
logan international airport
. on the phone, a former ntsb chairman. mark, what procedures are going on as far as you can tell? the k-9 dogs were the first to scent this suspicious package. we're told it might be two duffle bags.
right now they have called in the bomb unit and after the dogs have alerted to this bag or these two bags, the handler would immediately call in for a bomb unit to come and examine and begin the process of understanding what is in those bags right now.
and what are the dogs trained to discover, what kind of materials would trigger this kind of k-9 response?
well, if he is a bomb sniffing dog, he's trained to basically alert when he smells a form of explosive. and it could be bullets, it could be a real bomb in and of itself,
. there are a number of materials which in fact the dogs are trained to alert on. obviously the dog did did it. now wrks that said, these dogs are extremely effective in what they do. that doesn't always mean they're 100% correct.
it could be a
, of course. and we understand that we should advise people at
that the cargo facility that they're checking is about a mile from the
and that none of the passenger flights that we know of, no commercial flights, have been interrupted at all. mark, bear with me now. the
troopers are responding, the response prompted by the
alerting to the package. location as we've pointed out not near any passenger terminals.
xrks ploes sif ordinance preparing to further investigate us a pointed out. trooperses have evacuated the area, set up a secure perimeter. firefighters are also on the scene. further information will be provided by say the
. so the next step is from the bomb unit and clearly after having saevacuated will be to try on determine with their gear when or not this is a
these. and these people are highly trained. they're experienced. they train routinely with both the dogs and special equipment to be able to detonate if that is necessary.
all right, mark, rosenker. i