– Nuclear submarine catches fire at Russian shipyard (RT, April 7, 2015):
A fire has broken out on a Russian nuclear submarine undergoing repair work at a shipyard in Severodvinsk. The cause of the fire is believed to be related to welding work.
The incident occurred at the Zvezdochka shipyard, in the Arkhangelsk region in northern Russia.
“The fire started in the ninth section of the sub close to the stern,” a spokesman for the shipyard, Evgeny Gladyshev, told RIA Novosti. “All the personnel left the submarine and fire brigades are currently dousing the flames.” Continue reading »