Electrical Fire Reported Aboard Ronald Reagan

Story Number: NNS151018-01Release Date: 10/18/2015 12:14:00 PM
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From USS Ronald Reagan Public Affairs

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (NNS) -- An electrical fire was reported inside an E-2C Hawkeye from the "Liberty Bells" of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 in hangar bay one of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), 1:27 p.m. (local), Oct.18.

The ship's damage control flying squad responded and extinguished the fire.

There are no reported personnel casualties or injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) arrives at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka.
Official U.S. Navy file photo.
October 1, 2015
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