Fire Aboard US Warship Transiting Atlantic Ocean
U.S. Fleet Forces Command inform that a fire broke out aboard 'USS Hue City' (CG 66) as the ship was transiting the Atlantic.
Hue City had departed Mayport, Fla. Friday, April 11, for deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility.
There were no injuries as a result of the fire, and the ship continues to operate under her own power.
The extent of the damage is being assessed, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.