Man Pleads Guilty to Setting NH Sub Fire

KITTERY, Maine (March 15, 2012) The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755) enters dry dock to begin an engineered overhaul at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. (U.S. Navy photo by Jim Cleveland/Released)

Portland Press Herald: The New Hampshire man who set fire to a nuclear submarine at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery on May 23, 2012, pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday and faces between 15 and almost 20 years in prison.

Casey James Fury, 24, of Portsmouth, waived indictment Thursday morning in federal court and pleaded guilty to 2 counts of arson, one that caused between $200 million and $400 million to the USS Miami and injured 5 emergency responders who helped fight the fire for 12 hours.

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