In the US there was a fire on the landing ship, there are victims

В США произошел пожар на десантном корабле, есть пострадавшие

On 12 July at a military base in the us city of San Diego on fire amphibious assault USS Bonhomme Richard. On Twitter, informed the fire Department of the city (SDFD).

“SDFD helps with the fire on Board USS Bonhomme Richard. We in the unified command (in partnership) with the Federal firefighters,” – said in a tweet.

SDFD is assisting on this fire on board the USS Bonhomme Richard. We are in unified command (partnered) with Federal Fire. shipfire – SDFD (@SDFD) July 12, 2020

The service also reported an explosion on the ship.

The command of naval surface forces of the USA has informed on Twitter that at the time of the fire the ship was about 160 sailors.

“The fire was extinguished… the Ship is undergoing maintenance and has a crew of about 1000 people. 18 sailors were transferred to a local hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening,” – said in a tweet.

The fire was called away at approx. 8:30 AM, July 12. Approx. 160 Sailors were aboard at the time. @LHD6BHR is going through a maintenance availability and has a crew size of approx. 1000. 18 Sailors have been transferred to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. – Naval Surface Forces (@SurfaceWarriors) July 12, 2020

The ship commissioned in 1997.