Sundberg and around 230 other passengers were on board the coastal steamer "Northern Lights" when it started to burn at about 9:30 Thursday morning .
LATEST: Police confirm that two people are dead after a fire aboard the "Northern Lights". 16 people are injured, two of them critically.No more are missing.
Sundberg sat and ate in the dining hall together with the Australian people when the black, thick smoke rolled out of the dining hall.
NTB reported that the fire started in the engine room, but Sundberg says it appears that the fire started in the dining hall.
It was a very thick smoke, and it seemed like a mixture of oil and paint that rolled out of the dining hall, s
A total of 235 people were evacuated, most of them passengers.
Sundberg even had to be transported to shore in the lifeboat. Despite the strong smoke, Sundberg saw the situation as relatively undramatic.
- It was actually quite quiet for him. Now we sit at the Rica Park Hotel, where we have collected many of the passengers in one of the great halls. We've got food, and polite are the lists and count passengers.The handling is calm and professional, says Sundberg.
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Elin Ørjasæter was a guest at another hotel in Alesund, Radisson SAS Hotel, when it started to burn the "Northern Lights".