In the State Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Primorsky Territory they note that the fire service officers help military personnel and factory workers to extinguish a fire. According to unconfirmed official sources of information, at least 2 people were injured in the fire.
Reportedly RIA News, a fire occurred in the engine room of the ship of the Pacific Fleet. According to others, the ship superstructure caught fire.
Local portal Vladivostok City writes about the possible cause of the fire. According to the materials of the portal, violations of safety measures during metal cutting or welding operations could be the cause of fire.
BOD "Marshal Shaposhnikov" was launched in 1985 year, with 1986, became part of the Pacific Fleet of the USSR. For repairs and upgrades was delivered in 2016 year. The ship should receive the RK "Uranus" and the fire control system of the ship artillery "Bagheera".