Carnival Cruise ship that set sail from Florida catches fire while docked in Turks and Caicos

The fire, which broke out in the Carnival Freedom ship's funnel, was quickly extinguished

All guests and crew are safe, and the ship’s guests were cleared by local authorities to go ashore

We continue to assess the situation," a spokesperson said in a statement about the fire at around 8:45 a.m. ET

The ship had left Port Canaveral in Brevard County, Florida, on Monday for a five-day cruise, officials said

Passengers on the ship said they had to assemble at the muster station and put on life jackets

Passengers on the ship said they had to assemble at the muster station and put on life jackets

Another ship, the Carnival Conquest, will travel from Miami to pick everyone up from Grand Turk