SNI News reports a fire on the ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), which is moored in the harbor of the naval base in San Diego (California).
Local media reports about the explosions that rang out after the fire started, but at the moment there is no confirmation of this. The San Diego Fire Department reported that several sailors were affected by the fire. Resource CBS8 writes about one victim who breathed smoke. At the moment, firefighters and military extinguish the fire.
USS Bonhomme Richard launched in 1995. It belongs to the universal landing ships and is a kind of aircraft carrier, but intended for helicopters, not planes. The main purpose of the vessel is transportation and landing.