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GALVESTON, TX - MARCH 25: The Carnival Cruise Ship "Triumph" along with two other cruise ships sit in the Houston Port unable to leave after an oil spill on March 25, 2014 in Galveston, Texas. Over 160,000 gallons of oil spilled from a barge On March 22, 2014 in Galveston Bay, closing the 50-mile Houston Ship Channel. (Photo by Thomas Shea/Getty Images)

The Carnival Freedom cruise ship departed from Port Canaveral on Monday.

While docked in Grand Turk, it caught on fire. The fire started in the ship’s funnel.

According to Blake, a passenger on the Carnival Mardi Gras, which was in the dock next to the Freedom, “The Carnival Freedom’s funnel/exhaust system is currently on fire in Grand Turk’s port.”

Carnival released the following statement: Freedom’s emergency response team quickly activated and extinguished a fire inside the ship’s funnel.

According to a passenger, everyone is okay. “We are all safe and were able to disembark as planned. As to what happens next, we have no clue.” Carnival is assessing the situation.

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