Cruise Ship Fire Leaves 3 Dead, Passengers Evacuated
A fire broke out in the engine room of Oceania Cruises’ Insignia while the cruise ship was docked on the island of St. Lucia on Thursday morning. The fire left three dead, one crew member and two contractors.
The fire happened at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Thursday and all passengers were evacuated from the ship. There are no reports of injuries to any passengers at this time. The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time [source text cruisefever.net].
My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims.