California boat fire News

California Dive Boat Owners Seek to Head Off Lawsuits After Tragic Fire

The owners of the dive boat where 34 people perished in a fire off Southern California filed a lawsuit Thursday to head off potentially costly litigation, a move condemned by some observers as disrespectful to the families of the dead. …

Passengers, Crew Killed in California Boat Fire Tragedy

Divers and search crews were still looking Tuesday for nine missing people after at least 25 were confirmed dead when a boat packed with scuba divers caught fire near an island off the Southern California coast. The dive-boat Conception became …