Cruise Ship Docked At Grand Turk Island Goes Up In Smoke


A Carnival Cruise Ship reportedly caught fire while docked on the coast of Grand Turk Island on Thursday.

Carnival Cruise’s ship, Carnival Freedom reportedly left Port Canaveral in Florida for a five-day cruise on Monday. The ship’s fire reportedly began in the funnel, typically where exhaust is expelled, though the cause and extent of damage from the fire has not been reported, according to WESH 2.

While many passengers were reportedly not on the ship during the fire, onboard passengers were asked to put on their life jackets and report to the ship’s muster stations. The ship’s emergency response team successfully extinguished the fire. No passengers or crew members were reportedly injured, the outlet reported.

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