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  • Fire continues to rage aboard Navy ship in San Diego

    07/13/2020 2:26:03 PM PDT · by NRx · 200 replies
    ABC News ^ | 07-13-2020 | Staff
    More than 400 sailors are working to put out the massive fire that continues to rage aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego and Navy officials are unclear how long the blaze might continue to burn. The fire has brought down the amphibious assault ship's forward mast and caused other damage to the ship's superstructure that rises above its flight deck. "There is a tremendous amount of heat underneath and that's where it's -- it's flashing up -- also forward, closer to the bow again there's a heat source and we're trying to get to that as well," Rear...
  • Explosion Reported as Firefighters Battle Blaze on Navy Ship (USS Bonhomme Richard)

    07/12/2020 11:27:54 AM PDT · by bitt · 322 replies
    nbcsandiego.com ^ | 7/12/2020
    An explosion erupted as a roaring blaze was reported on a military assault ship at Naval Base San Diego Sunday morning, according to authorities. Plumes of smoke arose from USS Bonhomme Richard as firefighters battled the three-alarm blaze on the 3400 block on Senn St. The vessel is an amphibious assault ship homeported in San Diego, according to Krishna Jackson of Naval Base San Diego. The ship had undergone a regular maintenance cycle before the fire was reported, Jackson said. Crew members typically are aboard the ship on weekends, but there are fewer than on weekdays. Several sailors are being...