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.
— U.S. Navy (@USNavy) July 13, 2020
A three-alarm fire on the USS Bonhomme Richard injured several soldiers at Naval Base San Diego. It’s unclear what caused the blaze, which broke out Sunday morning. pic.twitter.com/tFiKKFWDbV
— CBS News (@CBSNews) July 13, 2020
#BREAKING: The USS Bonhomme Richard is on fire at Naval Base San Diego. At least 1 person treated for smoke inhalation after the fire broke out on the ship around 9AM, as it was undergoing routine maintenance with around 200 sailors on board.
— Preston Phillips (@PrestonTVNews) July 12, 2020
Aerial footage showed emergency crews in boats spraying the burning military vessel with hoses https://t.co/hAzoHTcfkL pic.twitter.com/hNob1GkaGO
— Reuters (@Reuters) July 12, 2020
Latest from Navy states 2 teams are rotating in & out to fight the fire on board and find where it is coming from. Smoke has picked up again.
We continue to update our post:
Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard is on fire at Naval Base San Diego: https://t.co/8yYSkibyHy
— Tyler Rogoway (@Aviation_Intel) July 13, 2020
Not the sunset that one expects to see in San Diego. Fire hoses being laid on the ship from the pier, fed by C-Tractor 9 and the fire appears now to be forward, with the smoke diminishing. #shipfire #BonhommeRichard pic.twitter.com/eAcMmRiln9
— Sal Mercogliano 🚢⚓🧭🐪🚒 (@mercoglianos) July 13, 2020
That’s incredible https://t.co/rBddeR4mhz
— David B. Larter (@DavidLarter) July 13, 2020