Russia extinguishes nuclear submarine fire

Associated Press
In this video image from Ru-RTR Russian state television channel, firefighters work on the hull of the Yekaterinburg nuclear submarine in a dock at the Roslyakovo shipyard in the Murmansk region, Russia, Friday, Dec. 30, 2011. A fire that erupted while the Yekaterinburg was in drydock for repairs at the town of Roslyakovo near Murmansk has left seven crewmembers injured after they inhaled poisonous fumes from the blaze. (AP Photo/Ru-RTR Russian state channel/ Via APTN)

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Russia said on Dec. 30 it had doused a raging blaze aboard a nuclear submarine after nearly a full day and night, by partially submerging the vessel after battling the flames with water from helicopters and tug boats.

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