ATLANTA (AP) Now that investigators have determined the origins of the engine-room fire that paralyzed a Carnival cruise ship at sea for five days, they will try to learn more about the cause, the crew's response, and why the ship was disabled for so long.

A Coast Guard official said Monday that a leak in a fuel oil return line caused the engine-room fire that disabled the Carnival Triumph in the Gulf of Mexico, leaving 4,200 people without power or working toilets for five days.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.


Date:2/19/2013 3:48 AM
Slug:BC-US--Disabled Cruise Ship,1st Ld-Writethru
Headline:Coast Guard: Cause of cruise ship fire was a leak
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