WASILLA -

A suspicious package found near a back door prompted authorities to close the Wasilla Veteran Affairs clinic early Thursday morning.

A person arriving at the clinic for work just after 6:30 a.m. found a duffel bag with wires sticking out of it.

Alaska State Troopers were alerted. Troopers set up a perimeter out the building, which houses other offices, and kept business owners away. Bomb experts at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage were contacted.

But high resolution photos of the bag revealed what appeared to be sound equipment, including an amplifier with cords. Troopers say in a web posing that upon closer inspection they confirmed the package wasn't dangerous.

Troopers say further investigation also found that contractors had left the equipment outside the door sometime Wednesday night.

AST spokesperson Megan Peters says the incident is not considered suspicious.

“There was a contractor there who was working and they left a piece of equipment there and forgot about it,” Peters said. “It’s non-criminal.”

Channel 2’s Chris Klint contributed information to this story.