The 1,112 foot long, 154,407 gt passenger cruise ship Freedom of the Seas caught fire while entering into the port of Falmouth, Jamaica. The fire started in a mechanical space near the stack spewing out black smoke. One crewman sustained injuries receiving first-degree burns. No reports of injuries to any of the 4,454 passengers on board. The vessel’s fire suppression system was activated and extinguished the blaze within two hours. The Freedom of the Seas arrived in Falmouth and passengers were able to disembark. Damage from the fire was reported to be limited and the cruise itinerary has not changed. The Coast Guard will inspect the vessel when it returns to the United States.