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Russian submarine fire almost out

Friday, December 30, 2011 - 01:10

Dec. 30 - Emergency officials say the fire on a nuclear submarine which broke out during repairs on Thursday has been mostly extinguished. Sunita Rappai reports.

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Russian fire and then thousand raging blaze aboard the nuclear submarine. There has been no radiation leak -- crew inside the submarine. A monitoring the stricken vessels nuclear reactors. Which have been shots down. The fire is believed to have started on Wednesday when wooden scaffolding caught fire. Doing welding repairs at a navy shipyard in northern Russia. Emergency and investigative officials say the fire has been mostly extinguished. By caution he said managing the vessel more than twenty hours after it began. Russia's nuclear submarine fleet once the pride of the Soviet Union. Has been involved in a string of disasters. Including the sinking of the task in 2000. Which killed all 118. On boards. Presidents Dmitry Medvedev has ordered an investigation into the incident. Sunnis in Iraq kind. Voices.

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Russian submarine fire almost out

Friday, December 30, 2011 - 01:10