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Dec 12, 2014

11:42:29 GMT--Vehicle Incident - Caribean Area - Saint Lucia



EDIS Number: VIV-20141212-46305-LCA

Date / time: 12/12/2014 11:38:44 [UTC]

Event: Vehicle Incident

Area: Caribean Area

Country: Saint Lucia

State/County:

Location: [Oceania Cruises Insignia ship ]

Number of Deads: 3 person(s)

Number of Injured: N/A

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: N/A



Description:



Three people were killed Thursday after a fire broke out on an Oceania Cruises Insignia ship that was docked in St. Lucia. According to officials with Oceania Cruises, the fire started in the engine room around 8:30 a.m. Three crew members members and two contractors were working in the area when the fire broke out and were transferred to a medical facility. Three of them did not survive their injuries. "We are deeply saddened by the tragic events that occurred this morning on Insignia," Oceania said in a statement. "We have extended our heartfelt condolences to the families of those involved and are offering them our full support."




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