PHOTOS: Carnival cruise ship catches fire while docked in Turks and Caicos

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Photos shared to social media Thursday show smoke and flame billowing from a Carnival cruise ship docked in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Passengers told Nexstar’s WFLA that Carnival Freedom left Port Canaveral, Fla., on Monday and was docked in Grand Turk when the fire broke out inside the ship’s funnel on Thursday.

“Carnival Freedom’s funnel/exhaust system is currently on fire in the Port of Grand Turk,” said Blake, a Carnival Mardis Gras passenger, who was moored next to the Freedom when the fire broke out. declared.

Passengers on the ship said they should muster at the muster station and put on life jackets. No evacuation was ordered.


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