Fire Onboard Royal Australian Navy Submarine
This afternoon HMAS Waller, one of the Royal Australian Navy’s submarines, experienced a fire whilst on the surface off the West Australian coast. Emergency response actions were taken to extinguish the fire.
There were no causalities. As a precaution four members of the ship’s crew who were involved in the response to the fire have been landed for observation.
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HMAS Waller had recently completed a scheduled maintenance period and was at sea as part of her return to operations.
A full investigation into the incident will be held.
At this stage no further details are available.
Source : MoD Australia - view original press release
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