Cruise Ship Fire in White Bay - White Bay

Published: 03 Feb 2023 09:48am

The fire started in an accommodation cabin on Level 5 of the ship.

FRNSW have assisted the ship's crew to contain the fire with complete extinguishment.

This stopped the fire spreading to adjoining cabins.

As a precaution Levels 5 and 6 of the ship have been evacuated with the remainder of the ship maintaining its normal operations.

Passengers have been allowed to disembark to carry on with their daily activities.

Two passengers were assessed by paramedics but were not transported to hospital.

FRNSW will continue to work with the ship's captain and crew to work out the source of the fire.

Updated: 03 Feb 2023 09:53am

listView more incidents

Details about this incident may change and should not be used as emergency information and/or advice.

For all life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000)

For flood information, warnings or requests for non-life threatening assistance, call the SES on 132 500 or visit the NSW State Emergency Service website here. [external link].

For information directly relating to bushfires please call the Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737 or visit the NSW Rural Fire Service Website here. [external link]