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: 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.
Body Of Last Missing Boat Fire Victim Has Been Found, Coast Guard Releases New Safety RequirementsThe last missing victim of the deadly dive boat fire off Santa Cruz Island that claimed the lives of 34 people was found Wednesday, as the United States Coast Guard issues new safety requirements in the wake of the disaster.
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.
Boat Fire Victims Mourned As Rescue Operation Continues Off Ventura CoastFlowers, candles and even a pair of scuba fins marked the dock in Santa Barbara where the Conception Charter Boat was scheduled to return Monday night.
25 Dead, 9 Still Missing In Charter Boat Fire Off Ventura County CoastFive crew members were rescued after jumping off the burning boat.
WATCH: Coverage Of Deadly Charter Boat Fire That Left 8 Dead, 26 MissingVideos show coverage of the horrific accident as the U.S. Coast Guard continued search efforts.
Coast Guard Locates Missing Sailboat Near Santa Cruz IslandThe Coast Guard has located a missing sailboat near Southern California's Channel Islands and officials say all three people aboard are fine.
2 Rescued Elephant Seal Pups Released In Channel IslandsTwo 6-month-old elephant seal pups have been released back into the Pacific Ocean near Santa Cruz Island after being treated at a rehabilitation center in Los Angeles.
2 Bald Eagle Chicks Hatch On Santa Cruz IslandTwo bald eagle chicks have hatched in a nest high in a tree in California's Channel Islands National Park.
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2 Mexican Nationals Charged With Killing Coast Guard OfficerTwo Mexican nationals were charged Monday with a Coast Guard officer’s death after ramming their panga boat into the officer’s search boat near the Channel Islands over the weekend, authorities reported.
Coroner Identifies Fishermen Killed In Channel Islands Boating AccidentAuthorities Monday identified three men whose bodies were discovered near a capsized boat off one of the Channel Islands.