Second Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Fire

Updated 2 years ago

There’s been another fire at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in the vicinity of a nuclear submarine that caught fire last month.A small fire was reported about 7:00 Saturday night in the dry dock where the U.S.S. Miami is located.A shipyard employee doused it with a portable extinguisher before firefighters arrived. The shipyard says the ship’s reactor was never in danger and no one was hurt.Last month, the sub sustained $400-million in damage in a fire that started in a vacuum cleaner.


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