Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Fire Stops Carnival Liberty at St. Thomas

Update September 9, 8:00am - Carnival Liberty remains alongside in St. Thomas this morning. Passengers will be flown home from St. Thomas beginning later today. Details will be in tonight's edition of CND.

An engine room fire broke out aboard Carnival Liberty while it was docked at St. Thomas Monday morning. Most passengers were off the ship at the time, and all remaining passengers and nonessential crew members were evacuated  to shore.

The fire was extinguished by the ship’s CO2 and Hi-Fog fire suppression systems. There were no injuries to passengers or crew members.

The complete story appeared in the September 8 edition of Cruise News Daily.