NTSB Unable To Determine What Sparked Dive Boat Fire Which Killed 34 People Off Santa Barbara CoastInvestigators found that the fire began toward the back of the main deck salon area, where divers had plugged in phones, flashlights and other items with lithium ion batteries that can spread flames quickly.
NTSB To Hold Special Meeting Over Dive Boat Fire Which Killed 34 Off Santa Barbara CoastAccording to a preliminary report from the NTSB released about 10 days after the fire, all six crew members aboard the boat were asleep when the blaze broke out.
Lawyers For Owners Of Dive Boat Conception Seek Dismissal Of Suit Filed On Behalf Of VictimThe attorneys have asked that a federal judge permanently dismiss the counterclaim and enter a judgment in favor of the boat owners.
Widow Sues Truth Aquatics Owner In Conception Boat Fire That Killed 34Christine Dignam, who lost her husband Justin Dignam, filed her claim Monday in Los Angeles federal court.
Truth Aquatics, Santa Barbara Boat Owner, Suspends Operations Following Fire That Killed 34Teams from the FBI and ATF have so far been unable to determine a cause for the fire.
No Cause Found For Dive Boat Fire That Killed 34 Off Santa Barbara Coast: APInvestigators 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.
NTSB: Crew Members Were Asleep When Conception Caught FireThree crew members interviewed by the NTSB said that there were no mechanical or electrical issues reported. They also did not see a fire burning in the engine room.
Search Warrants Issued In Santa Cruz Island Boat Fire TragedyAuthorities served search warrants Sunday at the Southern California company that owned the scuba diving boat that caught fire and killed 34 people last week.
Dive Boat Owner Seeks To Limit Payouts To Victims' Families Days After Fatal Fire
Vigils Held To Mourn, Remember The Deceased In Dive Boat Tragedy"The diving community is small so even if you’re not connected to anyone who is affected, you are connected in some way," says diver Ronny Bentzin.
33 Bodies Recovered, 1 Still Missing After Deadly Boat Fire Near Santa Cruz IslandOne victim is still missing tonight in the deadly dive boat fire that claimed the lives of 34 — the other 33 victims have now been recovered.
Family Of 5, Santa Cruz Students, Santa Monica Residents Among Victims Of Deadly Santa Cruz Island Boat Fire
20 Bodies Recovered From Santa Cruz Island Boat Fire, 14 More Presumed DeadNational Transportation Safety Board member Jennifer Homendy says Tuesday that she's "100% confident" investigators will find the cause of the fire aboard the vessel Conception.