(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Passengers on a cruise ship docked in Australia's Sydney were
forced to evacuate due to a fire that broke out onboard, trend reports citing
The ship moored at the White Bay Cruise Terminal caught fire on
Friday morning. Two passengers were assessed by paramedics but were
not transported to the hospital.
Superintendent Adam Dewberry from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW)
told Xinhua that the ship approximately carried 800 people on
board, and they contained the blaze with complete extinguishment
and continued normal operations after the initial event.
'The fire started in an accommodation cabin on Level 5 of the
ship,' FRNSW said in a statement.
'As a precaution Levels 5 and 6 of the ship have been evacuated
with the remainder of the ship maintaining its normal
Dewberry added that the specific number of people affected and
the source of the fire were still under investigation.
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