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Cruise liner on fire

Published:Thursday | March 23, 2006 | 9:12 AM

A fire which was earlier raging on board a cruise liner off the coast of Montego Bay in St James has been brought under control by local emergency teams.



The cruise liner – the Star Princess has 1500 people on board.



One person is reported dead while there are reports of massive burn injuries.



Its understood that the cruise is the Star Princess’ regular Thursday stop in Montego Bay.



The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association, JHTA is now arranging for between 1500 and 2,000 rooms to accommodate the passengers.