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Published: Monday, 5/27/2013

Fire breaks out aboard Royal Caribbean cruise ship

Flames quickly extinguished on Bahamas-bound vessel

ASSOCIATED PRESS

MIAMI  — A fire has been reported aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that was on its way to the Bahamas.

According to the cruise line’s Twitter account and Facebook page, the fire happened early today aboard the ship Grandeur of the Seas and was quickly extinguished.

Royal Caribbean says passengers had to report to evacuation stations but that all are safe and have been accounted for. The cruise line also says the ship still has full power. No serious injuries were reported, and the ship is still making its way to the Bahamas.



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