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Spanish island ferry carrying 334 people turns back after fire; no one injured
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Saturday, April 26, 2014 11:50 AM EDT
A Spanish ferry carrying 334 people in the Canary Islands had to return to port when a fire broke out on one of its car decks, forcing an evacuation of the vessel. No one has been injured.
Spain's maritime rescue service said it scrambled a helicopter and a ship to escort the ferry back to port.
Vidal said Saturday that several passengers had panic attacks, but no one was injured.