About 800 passengers ended "the cruise from h---" after a fire broke out in the ship's engine room just offshore from this resort town. No one was injured.
The passengers safely evacuated the Discovery I on Wednesday after tugboats towed the vessel three miles to Freeport, where Discovery Cruise Lines was making alternate travel plans for the tourists."It was the cruise from h---," said Roz Kessler, of Cooper City, who was among 200 passengers who returned to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on the SeaEscape late Wednesday. "It was horrible. It was really scary."