Norwegian cruise ship on fire

A fire in the engine room of the cruise ship MS Nordlys on Sept. 15 caused two deaths and four injuries serious enough to require hospitalization , with all six casualties occurring among the ship's crew, ship operator Hurtigruten ASA announced. The Nordlys was northbound along the western coast of Norway when the fire began around 9 a.m. local time during a planned stop in Ålesund. Hurtigruten said Thursday afternoon that the fire was under control.
The fire's cause is unknown, according to the company's posted announcement, which said there were 207 guests on board the MS Nordlys and a crew of 55. The ship is listing approximately 10 degrees but is stable, and divers have confirmed there is no breach of its hull. Pumps are working to prevent further damage, according to the announcement.