Freedom Of The Seas Fire, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines in Falmouth, Jamaica – July 22, 2015, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Freedom Of The Seas had a fire aboard the cruise ship while the cruise ship was in Falmouth, Jamaica after departing from Port Canaveral, Florida. Early reports say one cruise ship crew member was burned during the fire which began aboard Freedom Of The Seas in a mechanical area of the cruise ship, but there are no reported injuries to passengers. Typically, these fires begin and are contained the engine room area of the cruise ship.
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Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines issued a statement on the fire, “On July 22, 2015, Freedom of the Seas experienced a fire in a mechanical space as the ship was pulling into Falmouth, Jamaica. The ship’s fire suppression system was immediately activated, which contained and extinguished the fire.
In an abundance of caution, the Captain mustered all guests at their assembly stations. All guests have been accounted for and there are no reported injuries.
The ship is currently alongside in Falmouth and all systems are functioning.
Freedom of the Seas is currently on a seven-night sailing that departed Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Sunday, July 19, and includes port calls to Labadee, Haiti; Falmouth, Jamaica; George Town, Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Mexico.”
News photos show passengers on deck at their muster stations wearing their life jackets.
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