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SAN DIEGO (AP) - The National Transportation Safety Board says it is investigating the engine-room fire that disabled the Carnival cruise ship Splendor off Mexico's Pacific coast this week.

The NTSB announced the probe Thursday, shortly after the huge vessel was towed into San Diego Bay and passengers began disembarking.

The fire occurred on the Panamanian-flagged ship on Monday morning as it carried 3,299 passengers and 1,167 crew members on a cruise from Long Beach, Calif., to the Mexican Riviera.
      

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