One injured in explosion on cruise ship in Portland

Posted on AllSides October 18th, 2023
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Portland fire crews say one person was injured during an explosion Wednesday morning on a cruise ship docked at the Ocean Gateway Pier. Fire Chief Keith Gautreu said one crew member was injured and brought to the hospital. Their condition is unknown. Gautreau told media gathered on the pier that 128 passengers and 82 crew members were on board. The passengers were taken off the ship and are now waiting in a building nearby. He said the explosion happened in the engine room. The ship had just docked Tuesday morning...

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