UPDATE: The Spokane Police Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU) is investigating the discovery of a suspicious device near the corner of 1st and Adams. Initial reports indicate that a male plugged a small device into a gas meter and left the area.
The roads and sidewalks are now back open.
A person has been detained and being questioned.
Blog Update From Ken McGrath: KHQ employees are now allowed BACK in the building. Still awaiting to find out what the device was.
Blog Update From Ken McGrath: Elvis the robot has arrived. Bomb technicians still have no idea what the device is.
Blog Update From Ken McGrath: Right now all of us are standing outside as we await the bomb squad to give us the clear to go back inside of the building. It's still not clear at this hour what the device is. Another building in our area is also being evacuated. As soon as I learn more details I'll post them ASAP here on KHQ.com, Facebook and our Twitter news feed.
BREAKING: The bomb squad is responding to a suspicious device at our station, 1st & Adams. Roads and sidewalks are being closed until the device is rendered safe. All drivers are being asked to avoid the area. KHQ employees are evacuating the building.