4-alarm fire less than 300 feet away from nuclear reactor — Steam continues to be emitted from burning sub — New aerial footage (VIDEOS)

Published: May 24th, 2012 at 3:18 am ET
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Fire aboard nuclear submarine at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
WCSH 6
May 24, 2012

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In a press conference at 11:30pm Capt. Fuller of the Shipyard said:

“While the fire is not out the situation is improving. Due to the heat that was created by the fire, steam continues to emit from the ship from the fire-fighting efforts.

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According to the reporter above, the submarine’s dimensions are approximately 360 feet long by 32 feet wide. The reactor appears to be located about 200 feet from the front of the vessel where the fire is said to be burning.

SOURCE: localnews15

Published: May 24th, 2012 at 3:18 am ET
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