7/12, 10:06 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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At least 18 injured as US military ship catches fire

At least 18 people were injured when the USS Bonhomme Richard caught fire in San Diego, the San Diego Fire Department (SDFD) confirmed on Sunday. Initial reports said that three sailors and one SDFD fireman were hurt in the incident.

The fire likely started below deck, in a hanger bay and spread quickly, according to media reports. The ship was evacuated as soon as the fire started spreading.

The USS Bonhomme Richard is a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship.

Breaking the News / VP