In case of fire on amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard at naval base USA in San Diego was damaged and several sailors, said Fire Department of the city.
It is also noted that the ship the explosion occurred.
Twitter the fire Department stated that the victims assist.
according to local media reports, damage to health has received eleven sailors.
The cause of the fire, informs television channel Fox news, until not installed.
the footage, shot from the air, it is evident that from the middle of the moored ship out the clubs dark gray smoke. Fire water extinguish a few special boats.
The fire Department of the city Also said on Twitter that its employees were ordered to leave the pier, for whatever reason, not reported.
USS Bonhomme Richard joined the U.S. Navy in 1998. He refers to the universal amphibious assault ship of the class "Wasp" and equipped flight deck. The ship has a displacement of more than 28 thousand tons, a length of 250 meters and width 43 meters. It can carry nearly 1900 Marines, up to 20 aircraft vertical takeoff "Hurrier" and up to 46 helicopters CH-46. The ship is equipped with anti-missile weapons.