No known injuries after firefighters evacuated from NS-PEI ferry.

Several people were evacuated from a ferry traveling between Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island after the ship caught fire.

Don Cormier of Northumberland Ferries said the fire has been extinguished and a controlled evacuation is underway.

The vessel operates between Wood Islands, PEI. and Caribou, N.S.

Lucy Martin of Northumberland Ferries said the rest of the day’s sailings had been cancelled.

She added that several fire departments are on the scene.

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Passengers of the MV Holiday Island are seen after being evacuated from the MV Holiday Island following a fire on the ship. (Submitted by Meg Elliott)

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