The 111 meter long passenger ship Regina Rheni caught fire during the night on the Rhine river near Dusseldorf, Germany. The fire started in the kitchen and quickly filling the vessel with dense smoke. The crew closed the hatches to contain the blaze while moving passengers to the outer deck. The fire damaged the electrical leaving everyone in the dark. The Regina Rheni’s 102 passengers and 32 crew were safely evacuated by the assistance of rescue boats from Dusseldorf. Local firefighters boarded the vessel and the blaze was extinguished a few hours later. Ten passengers were injured and were treated for smoke inhalation. The Regina Rheni was en route to Arnhem on a schedule cruise. The water police has launched an investigation into the incident.