GRAND TURK, Bahamas – A fire broke out on the Carnival Freedom cruise ship on Thursday morning when it docked in the eastern Caribbean.
According to Carnival Cruise Lines, the ship’s funnel caught fire while the ship was in Grand Turku. Carnival said its emergency response team put out the fire in the ship’s funnel.
Carnival said all guests and crew were safe, and local authorities allowed guests of the ship to go ashore.
WEB EXTRA: A fire broke out on the funnel of the cruise ship Carnival Freedom
Carnival Freedom set sail from the port of Canaveral on Monday for a five-day cruise in the eastern Caribbean. A similar trip was planned for Saturday.
Carnival Cruise Lines said it “continues to assess the situation” but has not yet announced plans for the guests or the vessel.