Royal Caribbean cruise ship catches fire early Monday

05/27/2013 // West Palm Beach , Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)

US – A Royal Caribbean cruise ship caught fire in the early hours of Monday morning. As reported by Good Morning America, no injuries were reported related to the fire on one of the decks of the Grandeur of the Seas ship, and guests were reportedly allowed to return their rooms shortly after 7 a.m.

Royal Caribbean International is quoted in the report as releasing the statement about the incident, “In an abundance of caution, the captain deemed it necessary to muster all guests at their assembly stations. All 2,224 guests and 796 crew have been accounted for, and there have been no injuries of guests or crew reported. The safety of our guests and crew is our top priority, and we will continue to focus on their needs and concerns.”

The guests are reportedly set to be refunded their cruise fare and receive a future cruise certificate.

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