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Carnival cruise ship fire while docked in Grand Turk

Emergency crews responded to the Carnival Freedom cruise ship that docked at Grand Turk on Thursday morning to put out a fire inside the ship’s hopper. The video above shows thick black clouds of smoke coming out of the ship’s hopper as fire crews work to reach the flames high above the deck. Carnival said in a statement that all guests and crew were safe and had received permission from local authorities to go ashore. The ship had departed from Port Canaveral on Monday for a five-day cruise in the eastern Caribbean, Carnival said in a statement. Carnival continues to assess the situation. TMX contributed to this report.

Emergency crews responded to the Carnival Freedom cruise ship that docked at Grand Turk on Thursday morning to put out a fire inside the ship’s hopper.

The video above shows thick black clouds of smoke coming out of the ship’s hopper as fire crews work to reach the flames high above the deck.

Carnival said in a statement that all guests and crew were safe and had received permission from local authorities to go ashore.

The ship had departed from Port Canaveral on Monday for a five-day cruise in the eastern Caribbean, Carnival said in a statement.

Carnival continues to assess the situation.

TMX contributed to this report.

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