More than 20 people were injured in a fire on the USS Bonhomme Richard American landing ship at a naval base in the city of San Diego in the United States. According to The New York Times, a fire on a landing ship was preceded by an explosion. At the time of the incident, 160 people were on board. While the causes of the fire and explosion are still unknown.
USS Bonhomme Richard - Wasp class universal ship, which was accepted for service in the U.S. Navy in 1998. The command of the landing ship includes 102 officers and more than 1 thousand sailors. The length of the vessel is more than 250 m, the displacement is more than 28 thousand.