Today at approximately 12:10 pm HMAS Bundaberg suffered damage due to a fire while undergoing maintenance at a civilian contractor site in a Brisbane shipyard.
Defense understands that at least two civilian contractors suffered smoke inhalation and were treated at the scene. No members of the Navy crew were injured in the incident.
Local civilian fire units are attending the incident. The cause of the fire is not known at this time
An assessment of damage and an investigation into the cause of the fire will be undertaken once it is safe to do so.