Fire started in engine room area of Russian Navy destroyer MARSHAL SHAPOSHNIKOV in the morning Feb 16 in Vladivostok, Russian Far East. Firefighting emergency center was alerted at 1004 Vladivostok time (UTC + 10; Moscow + 7), 11 fire engines and 48 firefighters were deployed. At 1030 all 106 crew were evacuated. By 1330 fire was said to be put under control and extinguished, no injuries reported.
Destroyer MARSHAL SHAPOSHNIKOV is docked at Vladivostok Ship Repair Yard Dalzavod, undergoing repairs, fire said to be caused by wielding works. On video fire on MARSHAL SHAPOSHNIKOV.
Destroyer (big antisubmarine ship) MARSHAL SHAPOSHNIKOV, Udaloy-class, launched 1985, displacement
7,900 t, armament missiles, guns, torpedoes, 2 helicopters, complement 300, Russian Pacific Navy Fleet.