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Shasta Dam closed after possible security breach

Published On: Aug 06 2014 09:25:39 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 11 2014 08:20:03 PM CDT
REDDING, Calif. -

Shasta Dam was closed while officials investigated a possible security breach.

Dam officials confirmed the closure Friday afternoon. They said the shutdown was initiated after an unsecured door was discovered.

Shasta Dam was been closed to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic as a precautionary measure while security officers conducted a search.

Officials said the dam was reopened at about 6:15 p.m. and that no threat was found.