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USS Bonhomme Richard explodes in San Diego,
eight hours later the resultant fire still rages.
 

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According to the admiral who has been briefing the local press - the fires are extinguished - although he said that 85 sailors were visiting each space today to make sure.
 

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A Board of Inquiry is currently being set up.
The day the fire erupted, 17 sailors and four civilians were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries; all but five were released by morning of the next day, Navy officials said. By 14 July, the number of injured had risen to 61, as more people were treated for minor injuries, including heat exhaustion and smoke inhalation, the following day On 16 July, the Navy announced that the fire had been extinguished after five days. Though the fire had caused extensive damage throughout the vessel, the Navy announced that the damage was not irreparable.
Some good news.
 

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With sufficient cash few casualties are irreparable. Not really a management consideration.
 

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No doubt confirming my ignorance of such matters, but what is there to burn so furiously and for so long on a warship?
 

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ALL Local media are hammering away at news conferences about the list. Seeming disbelieving the US Navy answers that ships list now and then.
 

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A Board of Inquiry is currently being set up.
The day the fire erupted, 17 sailors and four civilians were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries; all but five were released by morning of the next day, Navy officials said. By 14 July, the number of injured had risen to 61, as more people were treated for minor injuries, including heat exhaustion and smoke inhalation, the following day On 16 July, the Navy announced that the fire had been extinguished after five days. Though the fire had caused extensive damage throughout the vessel, the Navy announced that the damage was not irreparable.
Some good news.
Anything is repairable. But is it economical to do is the question?
 
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