NTSB: Dive boat crew asleep when fire broke out

Fire

All six crew members of the ill-fated dive boat Conception, which caught fire 2 September killing 34 people off the California coast, were asleep when the blaze broke out in violation of regulations requiring a commercial vessel to have a crew member stand night watch.

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