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Navy: Worker Set $400M Sub Fire to Get Out of Work

Casey James Fury admits to setting 2 fires

(Newser) - That fire on the USS Miami that caused $400 million in damage in May? Turns out it may not have been caused by a vacuum after all. Navy investigators say civilian laborer Casey James Fury actually set the fire ... because he wanted to leave work early. Fury now faces two... More »

Nuke Sub's $400M Fire Blamed on ... Vacuum

Fire affected forward section of attack sub

(Newser) - The fire that caused $400 million in damage to a US nuclear submarine last month may have been caused by no greater a menace than a vacuum cleaner. That is the preliminary result of a naval investigation of the May 24 fire, which occurred while the USS Miami was in... More »

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