In the middle of a large body of water like an ocean, the thought of a fire can seem absurd. But fires can and do happen on cruise ships, so it’s important to be prepared.
Just recently, a Carnival Cruise ship caught on fire in Grand Turk. The fire apparently started in one of the funnels on the ship and was extinguished by emergency responders. All guests, as well as crew, were unharmed, but it just goes to show how quickly these situations can occur.
You may harbor a lot of trust in cruise ships to keep you safe, and you should – they train for emergencies. But it’s also a good idea to understand your role should a fire