Fire on the Allure

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#1
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Joined Oct 2007
Just got this text from my cousin who is on the Allure of the Seas (4/20/12 9:50PM)


My cousin is on the Allure right now. Just got this text:

Fire on board - All is fine but it was panic on the ship - emergency sirens - lockdown on the floors - PA announcements every few mins.


Black smoke billowing out of the top stacks - we had to change direction for a bit to make the smoke not come into the ship (although we could smell it!)

More info as I get it...
#2
Kennesaw, GA
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Joined Jul 2010
I received the following @ 20:34 EST from my parents on board this sailing:

Please keep your e-ears open for any info. We have a fire in the number 2 engine room (This is not a drill). We have turned around to facilitate smoke removal and the fire is reportedly under control. We can smell the strong odor of an electical fire all the way up here on deck 14.

Will check email later tonight.

More later...

...love dad and mom
#3
Connecticut
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Joined Oct 2008
Wow. Keep the updates coming if possible!
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#5
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Oh wow. I hope it doesn't damage the ship too much and it's nothing major
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#7
Chantilly, VA
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Joined Mar 2003
Originally posted by grand isle joe
.....hopefully............
Yea, real hopefully. This is supposed to be our honeymoon, which we delayed when we got married last September. Let's just say I am going to lose it if I don't get this vacation!
#9
Ottawa, Illinois
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Praying for everyone on board. That should be the main concern right now.
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#10
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Originally posted by darkcirca
Yea, real hopefully. This is supposed to be our honeymoon, which we delayed when we got married last September. Let's just say I am going to lose it if I don't get this vacation!

Congrats on getting married.......I really hope it all works out,
#11
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Joined Aug 2011
Uh-oh.... looks like someone finally managed to smuggle an iron on board

In all seriousness, we first pray that everyone is ok and uninjured and next that the grand Ms. Allure comes through this with extremely minor damage and that those who are currently cruising get to complete their cruise with little more interruption
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#12
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As happy as I am that no one is hurt, this really sucks! How long could this take to repair?
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#13
Ottawa, Illinois
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Originally posted by Kenlorz
Uh-oh.... looks like someone finally managed to smuggle an iron on board

In all seriousness, we first pray that everyone is ok and uninjured and next that the grand Ms. Allure comes through this with extremely minor damage and that those who are currently cruising get to complete their cruise with little more interruption
Amen
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#14
Central, Tx
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I hope the engine crew is O.K. Fire is very dangerous on a ship.
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#15
Ottawa, Illinois
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Originally posted by ausofte
As happy as I am that no one is hurt, this really sucks! How long could this take to repair?
No idea especially on a ship that big. But with the advancements in technology nowadays I doubt she will be down for an extended period of time
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#16
Chantilly, VA
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Originally posted by grand isle joe
Congrats on getting married.......I really hope it all works out,
Thanks!

Glad everyone seems to be ok on board. I'm hoping for the best outcome, and everyone getting back to port safely with no other problems.
#17
South Carolina
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Oh, my! At least all pax & crew seem to be OK.

Please keep all of us updated!
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#18
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Wow
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#19
Central, Tx
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That much smoke out of the engine room, would lead me to think she may be down for the count for a while or working at reduced power. Either way, not good.
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#20
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I really hope everyone is ok and she did not sustain much damage. It has been one rough year for cruise ships.
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