Coast Guard: Leak Caused Cruise Ship Fire

Faulty fuel line said to spark fire

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Feb 18, 2013 2:19 PM CST

(Newser) – The cause of the engine-room fire on the Carnival cruise ship Triumph was a leak in a fuel oil return line, says a Coast Guard official. In a teleconference today, Cmdr. Theresa Hatfield estimated that the investigation of the disabled ship would take six months....   Read full story »


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