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    Abe Extinguishes Fire

    CA, UNITED STATES

    11.30.2022

    Courtesy Story

    Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet           

    On the morning of November 29, 2022, there was a fire aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). The fire was quickly identified and extinguished through the crew’s fire-fighting efforts. Nine Sailors aboard are reported to have suffered minor injuries and have been treated aboard the ship.

    Abraham Lincoln was conducting routine operations approximately 30 miles off the coast of Southern California when the incident occurred. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Abraham Lincoln will continue to operate in the area.

    *Story was updated to reflect that nine Sailors have reported minor injuries.

    UPDATE Nov. 30: The nine Sailors who reported minor injuries aboard Abraham Lincoln have all been released from the ship's medical department.

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    Date Taken: 11.30.2022
    Date Posted: 11.30.2022 11:53
    Story ID: 434209
    Location: CA, US

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