More than 500 passengers and crew members evacuated in Puerto Rico cruise ship fire forces

An America Cruise Ferries cruise ferry combination ship had to evacuate 500 plus passengers due to a fire that started in the ship’s control room and was unable to be put out by ship personnel. According to reports a hose carrying fuel burst open and caught fire. The fire was eventually extinguished but the boat system’s collapsed and the ship was rendered unsafe requiring the evacuation of all passengers and crew members.

More than 500 passengers and crew members evacuated in Puerto Rico cruise ship fire forces
United States mail ferries ferry wheel combined cruise ship to evacuate tourists from 500 + begin in the ship’s control room, not by the officers put out the fire. Reportedly carrying fuel burst pipes open and burst into flames. Fire had at last been put out, but the ship crashes, the ship rendered unsafe requires all passengers and crew evacuated.

Although no one was killed or seriously , 24 were hospitalized due to heat stroke and dehydration, many people received treatment. fantasy travel from Puerto Rico to the Dominican Republic the Dominican passengers most. Passengers are between 22-Member cycling team, women’s volleyball and boys baseball team.

The ship safely docked in Puerto Rico San Juan port.

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Photo: Carlos Giusti/associated press

Cruise ship fire near Puerto Rico San Antonio United States Coast Guard to evacuate passengers, the Wall Street Journal, August 17, 2016.

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More than 500 passengers and crew members evacuated in Puerto Rico cruise ship fire forces

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