Firefighters battle massive blaze on US navy ship after explosion in San Diego

Flames raged for hours in a massive blaze on a US navy amphibious assault ship in San Diego, California on Sunday as firefighters battled to douse the fire.

The fire erupted after an explosion on the USS Bonhomme Richard shortly before 9am local time on Sunday. 

 Ariel photographs showed giant plumes of smoke billowing out from the ship, which was docked in its home port....