Housekeeping storage caused smoke on deck 6
On Feb 11, 2019, at 3 a.m. smoke filled up one of the hallways on the "Carnival Sensation" at the end of a western Caribbean cruise. Initially it was thought a small fire broke out on deck 6. The emergency Alpha code was announced throughout the ship which meant there was a possible fire onboard and crew members who are trained to deal with these situations were told to attend. When fire crews arrived no fire was found on deck 6. The thick smoke was apparently coming from a housekeeping storage unit. Short time later, the smoke dissipated, The captain informed passengers with the PA system. The cruise ship was coming to the end of a 4-night western Caribbean cruise which departed Miami on Feb 7. Hours after the incident the ship arrived back into Miami at 8 a.m., being scheduled to depart for a 5-night sailing later in the day. Just the day before, the ship skipped a planned stop in Mexico so the U.S. Coast Guard could airlift out a sick crew member. Report with photo: https://www.cruisehive.com/passengers-get-woken-up-by-smoke-on-carnival-cruise-ship/29390
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Medevac off Key West
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