Fire Crews Battle Blaze On Navy Ship


Naval Surface Forces
As of 06:30 a.m. Pacific time, firefighting teams continue operations on board USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), 57 personnel, 34

Sailors and 23 civilians, have been treated for minor injuries including heat exhaustion and smoke inhalation.


Fire Crews Battle Blaze On Navy Ship

(San Diego, CA) — Fire crews are fighting a blaze on a Navy ship docked in San Diego. Navy officials say on Twitter federal fire crews are on board the U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard working to extinguish it. There are also Navy boats fighting it from the water. Still, there are reports it could take a couple of days to put out the fire completely. Seventeen sailors and four civilians were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

US Navy Twitter 7:30pm

Sailors and Federal San Diego firefighters continue to battle a fire aboard amphibious assault ship #USSBonhommeRichard (LHD 6) in #SanDiego. #USNavy and @SurfaceWarriors  will continue to provide updates as information becomes available.