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The US Coast Guard is responding to a ferry boat fire near San Juan, Puerto Rico.  According to Coast Guard spokesperson, Jonathan Lally, 512 people aboard the ferry are preparing to abandon ship after a fire in the engine room.  Lally says they have no reports of injuries at this time.  The fire is aboard the Caribbean Fantasy, a passenger and cargo ship that routinely runs between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.
The US Coast Guard is responding to a ferry boat fire near San Juan, Puerto Rico.  According to Coast Guard spokesperson, Jonathan Lally, 512 people aboard the ferry are preparing to abandon ship after a fire in the engine room.  Lally says they have no reports of injuries at this time.  The fire is aboard the Caribbean Fantasy, a passenger and cargo ship that routinely runs between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

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Hundreds of passengers had to be rescued from the Caribbean Fantasy ferry ship after it caught fire near the coast of Puerto Rico.

Passenger ferry catches fire, runs aground

Hundreds of passengers had to be rescued from the Caribbean Fantasy ferry ship after it caught fire near the coast of Puerto Rico.