Several U.S. sailors had been injured Sunday after an obvious explosion and fireplace on a navy ship at a naval base in San Diego, California.
San Diego firefighters had been responding to a blaze aboard the navy ship USS Bonhomme Richard, the San Diego Fire Rescue Department mentioned Sunday.
Video footage of the scene confirmed a number of firefighters dashing into thick smoke billowing from the amphibious assault ship docked at Naval Base San Diego.
“Explosion with a minimum of one harm on the USS Bonhomme Richard,” the fireplace division wrote on Twitter, including it was working with firefighters from Federal Fire to account for all sailors and clear the world.
Federal Fire known as on San Diego Fire-Rescue crews to answer the three-alarm fireplace beginning at round 9 a.m. All San Diego Fire-Rescue responders had been accounted for as of 11:19 a.m., the division mentioned on Twitter.
The reason behind the blaze was not instantly obvious, and the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.