The search for explosive devices inside two duffel bags bound for Nigeria is over, and authorities at Logan Airport said the bags contained bedding materials and other fabrics. No dangerous items were found.
Massport spokesman Phil Orlandella said that a K9 from the Transportation Security Administration "got a hit'' while routine security inspections were being performed around 12:30 p.m. today.
The State Police bomb squad investigated the bags, using X-rays and other means, before deciding there was no threat around 3 p.m. today, officials said. It was not immediately clear why the TSA dog reacted to bags holding fabric.
Orlandella said the package was found inside Delta cargo building 56 and that the 25 people working were evacuated. They have now been allowed to return to the building.
Orlandella said airport traffic was not impacted by the security precaution.
Massport Fire Chief Robert Donahue said public safety personnel consider any call to investigate a suspicious package a potentially dangerous situation.
"These types of calls for us are always a high level threat,'' he said.
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