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Fire Breaks Out Onboard HMCS Fredericton

Operation REASSURANCE-MTF

In the early morning of November 18th, 2021 while at sea off the coast of Norway, a fire occurred onboard flagship of Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1), HMCS Fredericton. Upon discovery of the fire, the crew immediately took action and extinguished the fire. There were no injuries and the ship is now proceeding towards a Norwegian port to conduct repairs. The ship was assisted by several other NATO warships that were serving in Standing Naval Maritime Group 1, as well as the Norwegian Coast Guard. SNMG1 is continuing on mission to take part in the Norwegian Flotex Silver 21 Exercise.

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