Amphibious vehicle catches fire during beach exercise in California; 15 Marines hospitalized including 8 sent to burn center.
This Sept. 6,2016, photo released by the U. S. Marine Corps shows Marines with the 2nd Amphibious Assault Battalion aboard AAV-7 Amphibious Assault vehicles during an exercise on the Cumberland River in Nashville, Tenn. The Marine Corps said Wednesday, Sept. 13,2017 that an AAV-7 similar to these one caught fire during a training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., and 15 Marines were taken to area hospitals, including several with serious injuries.

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