Fire breaks out near San Diego Navy Hospital


          A fire has broken out at a construction trailer just outside Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD), causing thick plumes of black smoke that were seen billowing from Balboa Park in San Diego, officials say. (more)

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The incident happened at around 1:20 p.m. PT on Monday when witnesses reported hearing a loud bang, after which thick plumes of smoke were seen rising from the area, briefly sparking fears that there had been an explosion at the hospital.

A spokesperson for San Diego Police said a fire had broken out in a construction trailer but added that there was no indication of an explosion. Some people also reported hearing what they thought were gunshots, but authorities confirmed that no shooting had taken place.

The cause of Monday's fire was not immediately known, but there were no reports of injuries.

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Published on October 10, 2016 - 4:50pm EDT




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