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Investigators Turn to a Ship's Crew to Find Elusive Answers

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The inquest into the December 28, 2014 fire aboard the Norman Atlantic has begun and investigators have failed to pinpoint where and why the fire started. Their best hope of finding answers lies with the crew.

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Passenger ferry MS Norman Atlantic is fighting its way through a brutal winter storm when, just a few hours into its 20-hour journey from Greece to Italy, the vessel bursts into flames. With a crew poorly trained to handle emergencies and some of the life rafts destroyed by fire or launched too soon, passengers are left to fend for themselves against a growing inferno. Follow the events of the 2014 maritime disaster as they unfold, including the investigation to find out what started the fire and why it spread so quickly.

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