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Date Published: April 25, 2013
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Carnival Triumph Evacuated Due to Nearby Fires
(9:57 a.m. EDT) -- Repair crew staying aboard Carnival Cruise Lines' Carnival Triumph were evacuated last night after a major fire broke out on two fuel barges near Mobile. Firefighters say the fire has little chance of spreading to Triumph.

According to a Miami Herald report, Carnival Triumph is located across the river from the fire, a distance of about two football fields.

All workers were cleared to return to the ship earlier this morning, Carnival spokesman Vance Gulliksen told Cruise Critic, adding that the repair schedule for the ship remains unchanged. Carnival Triumph is scheduled to return to service June 13.

Carnival Triumph has been in Mobile since it was towed there after a engine fire knocked out electricity all propulsion. Earlier this month, the ship broke free from its dock when a windstorm swept through the area.

--by Dori Saltzman, News Editor



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