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US nuclear sub's reactor is 'stable' after fire

24 May 2012 Last updated at 09:04 BST

At least six people have been injured after a fire broke out on a US nuclear submarine at a dockyard in the state of Maine.

Captain Bryant Fuller from the US Navy said that the nuclear reactor on the USS Miami had not been operational at the time and was in a ''safe and stable condition''.

The submarine was in the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for maintenance and upgrades.