Investigators: Watchman Could Have Saved Lives In Dive Boat FireOne of the deadliest accidents in recent U.S. maritime history was the fault of owners of a Southern California dive boat whose lack of oversight resulted in a fire that swept through the vessel and killed 34 people in their bunks below deck, federal safety officials ruled Tuesday.
No Emergency Training For Crew On Boat Where Fire Killed 34Crew members on a dive boat say they were never instructed on emergency procedures before a predawn fire swept through the vessel as it was anchored off the Southern California coast, killing 34 people as they slept below deck, according to federal documents released Wednesday.
Criminal Charges Loom In Dive Boat Fire That Killed 34Nine days after the scuba boat Conception went down in flames with 34 people trapped below deck in one of the deadliest disasters in California maritime history, a federal grand jury began looking into whether a crime had been committed.
Coroner: Smoke Inhalation Killed 34 In California Dive Boat FireCoroner's reports for the 34 victims who died in a scuba boat fire off the Southern California coast last year show they died of carbon monoxide poisoning before they were burned, authorities said Thursday.
Dutch Bros Stockton Raises Nearly $3,000 For Stockton Family Killed In Dive Boat FireA coffee chain in Stockton helped raise nearly $3,000 in memorial funds for the five family members who died in the deadly Southern California boat fire.
No Cause Found For Dive Boat Fire That Killed 34 Off Santa Barbara CoastInvestigators have finished examining the dive boat Conception but have so far found no cause for the fire that killed 34 off the coast of Santa Barbara, officials said Friday.
No Cause Yet In Deadly Dive Boat Fire, Entire Crew Asleep When Fire StartedThe National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report into what caused the deadly dive boat fire on Labor Day did not determine a cause, but we now know the entire crew was asleep when the fire started.