Cruise Ship Fire Aboard Splendour of the Seas

Cruise Ship Fires:  Fire broke out aboard the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line ship Splendour of the Seas this morning, while the #cruise ship was sailing off the coast of Greece.

Thursday October 22, 2015 Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s (RCCL) Splendour of the Seas was sailing on a 7-night Mediterranean from Italy when a fire started in one of the ship’s engine rooms.

A passenger aboard, Consumer advocate Clark Howard reported “We had a severe engine fire that lasted just under two hours,” Howard said in the voice recording. “We were adrift at sea for a good while, and now we’re moving on less than half power.”

The Royal Caribbean Blog reported, “Royal Caribbean’s Splendour of the Seas experience a fire in one of its engine rooms early this morning. . .

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