Officials Investigate Sudden Fire At Miramar Station
Monday, June 26, 2017
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An investigation was underway Monday into the cause of a sudden, intense fire at MCAS Miramar, where two Marines suffered severe burn injuries.
The two Marines from Texas-based reserve unit Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 112 were doing routine maintenance work on a F/A-18 Hornet jet when the flash fire ignited on the ground around 10:20 p.m. Sunday, according to Maj. Kurt Stahl, Miramar's public affairs director.
Both were taken to the UC San Diego Regional Burn Center to be treated, Stahl said.
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