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Saturday, August 01, 2015

Norfolk Firefighters Battle Blaze at USS Cole

USS Cole (DDG-67)Norfolk firefighters battled a blaze aboard the USS Cole, an official said.

Shortly before 8:45 p.m. Thursday, units with Norfolk Fire-Resuce were callled to Marine Hydraulics' Midtown Pier facility in the 1200 block of Warrington Avenue and directed to the destroyers, said Norfolk Fire-Rescue spokesman Bill Tull. , they found Navy personnel addressing the fire below deck in the galley area, said Norfolk Fire-Rescue Battalion Chief Bill Tull.

Norfolk Fire-Rescue dispatched 24 firefighters to help bring the fire under control after Navy personnel were found one deck below the main deck, Tull said.

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