Norfolk Fire Rescue units fighting fire aboard USS Cole

FILE PHOTO: USS Cole pictured before deploying on Aug. 22, 2014. (WAVY/Walter Hildebrand)

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – No injuries were reported after fire at broke out aboard the USS Cole (DDG-67) Thursday evening in the 1200 block of Warrington Avenue.

Chief Bill Tull with Norfolk Fire Rescue said Norfolk Fire Rescue units were dispatched at 8:42 p.m. Crews arrived at 8:46 p.m. and were directed to the Cole. Navy personnel were handling a situation one deck below the main deck. 24 Norfolk Fire Rescue units arrived on the scene and assisted Navy personnel with fire control and overhaul efforts.

The fire was under control at 9:34 p.m. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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