Cabo Star service disrupted following fire

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Cabo Star service disrupted following fire

The Port Authority has advised that a fire took place aboard the M.V. Cabo Star on Wednesday night.
This incident has disrupted its sailing today.

The fire broke out following its departure from the Port of Scarborough at 11.23 p.m. on Wednesday.

The fire originated in the Engine Room, and was isolated and extinguished by crew in accordance with vessel emergency protocols.

The Port Authority says there were no injuries onboard the vessel and all passengers and crew, will be evacuated when it is safe to do so.

The extent of the damage is yet to be ascertained, and will be the subject of a thorough investigation.

The Port Authority further added in a media release, “In these circumstances, the operations of the M.V. Cabo Star will be disrupted today, Thursday, 2023 August 24, until further notice.”