Russian nuke sub fire: Video of firefighters putting out blaze
December 30, 2011
The blaze on the strategic nuclear submarine Yekaterinburg started when a fire broke out in a dockyard in northern Russia. Eleven fire crews, a helicopter and a boat managed to localize the fire. Seven servicemen and two emergency workers were hospitalized with smoke inhalation. The reactor on the submarine, which is in the dock of the shipyard in Roslyakovo, Murmansk Region, has been halted and no radiation contamination was reported. Several crewmen remain on board the nuclear submarine.