A fire began on a nuclear-powered submarine in Kittery, Maine. The fire, which began around 5:40 pm., burned for nearly 12 hours spreading to the ship’s forward compartments, including living quarters, command centers, and even a torpedo room.


Investigators are not yet certain about what caused the fire. Seven people, including three shipyard firefighters, two civilians, and two crew members suffered what some described as minor injuries, and were either treated on scene or taken to a local hospital before being released.
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