USS Ronald Reagan Experiences Electrical Fire

An electrical fire was reported inside an E-2C Hawkeye from the “Liberty Bells” of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 in hangar bay one of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), 1:27 p.m. (local), October 18.

The ship’s damage control flying squad responded and extinguished the fire.

There are no reported personnel casualties or injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Image: US Navy

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