Fire on a US Navy ship: 57 people were injured

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

The number of victims of the fire on the USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego has reached 57. Firefighters have been fighting the fire for more than a day.

The fire on the landing ship, moored at the naval base in San Diego, began at about 11: 30 a.m. on Sunday.

More than 22 hours later, the Navy reported that the fire was still not extinguished.

Five of the victims were sailors who were taken to local hospitals. Their condition is described as stable, the military said.

The remaining 52 victims were sailors and civilians who received medical treatment for minor injuries, including overheating and smoke inhalation.

An investigation has been launched into the cause of the fire, which is still unknown.

According to the decision of the Navy, two missile destroyers, the Fitzgerald and the Russell, which were moored next to the Bonhomme Richard, were moved to a more remote pier on Sunday evening.

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