Fire Aboard Hue City; No Injuries


Story Number: NNS140415-13Release Date: 4/15/2014 11:32:00 AM
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From U.S. Fleet Forces Command

NORFOLK (NNS) -- A fire broke out aboard USS Hue City (CG 66) late Monday, April 14 as the ship was transiting the Atlantic.

There were no injuries as a result of the fire, and the ship continues to operate under her own power. The extent of the damage is being assessed, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Hue City departed Mayport, Fla. Friday, April 11, for deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility.

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The guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) passes the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) during a transit of the Suez Canal.
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