Burning USS Bonhomme Richard goes underwater in the process of quenching

A burning U.S. Navy ship goes underwater in the process of extinction. The fight against fire is going on for the second day, a lot of water has been spilled on the ship. In addition, the superstructure on deck – the bridge and mast – has been damaged.

Flames erupted when the ship was standing by the San Diego pier. A fire on USS Bonhomme Richard injured 59 people. Five wounded remain in the hospital under observation. Repair work was underway on board. At the same time, the ship’s fire suppression system was shut down.