Firefighters battle blaze at Bender
As of 6.29 a.m. local time, firefighters were still battling a fire that broke out yesterday at Bender Shipbuilding, Mobile, Ala.
A statement issued by Bender at 5.24 p.m. yesterday said:
"At about 1:30 p.m. today Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc. reported a fire on new construction hull number 7876, presently berthed on the Bender waterfront. All personnel were properly evacuated and there were no personal injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation."
WKRG News 5 has been covering the fire and showing dramatic video.