Maxwell gates temporarily closed Wednesday morning

Maxwell gates temporarily closed Wednesday morning
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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The gates at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery were temporarily closed Wednesday morning as a precautionary measure, according to officials.

Michael Ritz with Maxwell public affairs said there was a misunderstanding between the gate and an individual about identification being presented. The gates were closed until the person could be located.

A medical clinic on base was also "secured."

The gates were closed for about 45 minutes starting sometime after 9 a.m.

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