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Freedom of the Seas fire contained

A fire that broke out in the mechanical area on Freedom of the Seas has now been contained.

The ship was pulling into Falmouth, Jamaica, at the time, and passengers were quickly mustered at their allocated assembly stations.

Royal Caribbean issued the following statement:

“On July 22, 2015, 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. All guests have been accounted for and there are no reported injuries.

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, Cozumel, Mexico.”