On February 27, 2014 a fire occurred in the forward battery compartment of Austrialia's Collins submarine HMAS Waller.
An Anonymous commenter (see Comments below) has advised me that the original Submarine Matters comment and detail on this page was incorrect. Therefore I'll let readers decide - with a:
- a dramatic version from the Mainstream Media and http://www.news.com.au/national/fire-emergency-aboard-hmas-waller-as-indian-submarine-blaze-kills-two/story-fncynjr2-1226840169661 and
- the (or an) official report http://news.defence.gov.au/2014/02/27/fire-onboard-royal-australian-navy-submarine/ . This is the official report from Australia's Department of Defence: