Shipyard worker who set fire to nuclear submarine sentenced to 17 years in jail

The Guardian
Friday 15th March, 2013

A shipyard worker who set fire to rags aboard a nuclear submarine because he wanted to go home was sentenced to 17 years in jail on Friday for the blaze that transformed the vessel into a fiery furnace, injured seven people and caused $450m in damage.Casey James Fury, pictured, also was ordered to pay $400m in restitution.The judge imposed the sentence under a plea agreement that limited his time in prison to roughly 15 to 19 years for arson.The 25-year-old Fury, formerly of Portsmouth,

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