💥At least 18 sailors are injured after #explosion and 'very serious' #fire breaks out during routine maintenance aboard #USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego.
🔥An explosion and three-alarm fire broke out on the #USSBonhommeRichard naval ship around 8.51am at #NavalBase #SanDiego on Sunday.
🚢At least 18 #sailors were taken to the hospital for minor injuries suffered in blaze.
🚢About 200 sailors and officers were on board the 840-foot ship Sunday morning.
🚢The vessel was undergoing routine maintenance at the time of the fire
By 12:30pm PST the ship was evacuated and everyone accounted for.