Cause of Fire on Carnival Triumph, fuel leak according to U.S. Coast Guard

Posted on February 18, 2013 • Filed under: Travel News

An engine room fire that left the Carnival Triumph stranded without power in the Gulf of Mexico for days was caused by a fuel leak, a US coast guard official said on Monday. Commander Theresa Hatfield told reporters during a conference call that a full investigation into what happened to the stricken ship would take six months. The Triumph lost electricity, air conditioning and functioning toilets in the aftermath of the fire….. Read Article

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