Fire subsides on huge cargo ship adrift in mid-Atlantic

A CAR TRANSPORT ship that last month caught fire on its way to Rhode Island has sunk. The Felicity Ace, pictured above as it burned southeast of the mid-Atlantic Portuguese Azores Islands on Feb. 18, was able to carry at least 4,000 vehicles./ COURTESY PORTUGUESE NAVY VIA AP
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – A fire aboard a ship carrying cars in the mid-Atlantic is dying out, a Portuguese navy officer said Tuesday, and the huge vessel is expected to be towed to the Bahamas. The blaze on the Felicity Ace has burned for six days near Portugal's Azores Islands. A Portuguese Air Force helicopter…

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