Thousands of people were left stranded on a cruise ship 150 miles off the coast of Mexico, after a fire broke out in the engine room.
Although none of the 3,150 passengers and 1,100 crew were injured, the ship was adrift off southern Mexico's Yucatan peninsula for an entire day before a tugboat arrived.
The Carnival Triumph, owned by Carnival Cruise Lines, is being taken to Progreso, Mexico where it is expected to arrive on Wednesday afternoon, the company said.
The engine room fire, which took place on Sunday morning, was quickly contained thanks to the automatic fire extinguishing system and the ship is now operating on emergency generator power, Carnival Cruise Lines said in a statement
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