Two local McDonald's workers have gotten more than they expected after hopping on the cruise ship Carnival Triumph last week
While the vessel was sailing about 150 miles off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, the ship caught fire in the aft (after) engine room. The shipâ€™s automatic fire extinguishing systems activated and the fire was successfully extinguished.
The ship departed Galveston, Texas, on Thursday, February 7 and was scheduled to return on Monday, Feb. 11.
For more on this story, pick up a copy of the Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, edition of the Borger News-Herald.