Officer Describes Conditions On Burning Sub; Judge Refuses To Release Worker Accused Of Setting Fire
A civilian shipyard worker accused of setting a fire that caused $400 million in damage to the Groton-based nuclear-powered submarine USS Miami will remain in jail after a magistrate ruled Wednesday he is too great a risk to society and a Navy officer described a harrowing scene inside the burning vessel.
New Hampshire’s U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte on Monday honored the first responders who helped contain the fire on board the USS Miami, which is home-ported in Groton, when it was in drydock at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is investigating what caused a fire outside a nuclear-powered submarine that was severely damaged by another fire last month.
Preliminary findings from Navy investigators suggest a fire aboard the Groton-based submarine USS Miami in dry-dock started in a vacuum cleaner used by workers at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine.
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A Maine Congresswoman toured the Groton-based submarine USS Miami, after a fire last month at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
Officials hoped to begin venting smoke and noxious fumes from a nuclear-powered submarine on Thursday so they could get inside to assess damage from an intense blaze that swept through the forward compartments.
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