MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. --
At approximately 10:18 P.M. (PST), a ground flash fire occurred on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar injuring two Marines from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 112 (VMFA-112) who were performing routine aircraft maintenance on an F/A-18 at the time.
Both Marines are currently being treated for severe burns at the UC-San Diego Regional Burn Center. Our thoughts and prayers are with them.
VMFA-112 is a Marine Corps reserve unit based out of Fort Worth, Texas. This incident is under investigation
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