Freedom of the Seas Suffers Fire

freedom of the seasOn July 22, at approximately 9:15 a.m., Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas experienced a fire in a mechanical space as the ship was pulling into Falmouth, Jamaica. The ship's fire suppression system was immediately activated, which contained and extinguished the fire. 

In an abundance of caution, the Captain mustered all guests at their assembly stations, Royal Caribbean said in a statement. All guests and crew have been accounted for. There have been no reported injuries to any guest, but one crew member was treated for first-degree burns. 

The ship is currently alongside in Falmouth and all systems are functioning. 
Freedom of the Seas is currently on a seven-night sailing that departed Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Sunday, July 19, and includes port calls to Labadee, Haiti; Falmouth, Jamaica; George Town, Grand Cayman; and Cozumel, Mexico

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