Dive boat fire News

Coast Guard Issues Safety Recommendations After California Dive Boat Fire

The Coast Guard announced it has issued new safety recommendations in the wake of a fatal boat fire off the Southern California coast that killed 34 people. The agency recommended limiting the unsupervised charging of lithium-ion batteries and the use …

Criminal Investigation Underway in California Dive Boat Fire

U.S. authorities are conducting a criminal investigation into the fiery dive boat disaster that killed 34 people off the coast of California, the FBI said. The FBI, Coast Guard and U.S. attorney in Los Angeles are participating in the investigation …

Dive Boat Owners Seek to Head off Lawsuits After 34 Die in Fire off California Coast

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. …

9 Missing, 25 Dead in Southern California Dive Boat Fire

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 …