25 Now Confirmed Dead After California Boat Fire

At least 25 people are now confirmed dead and nine others still missing after a tragic boat fire near an island off the Southern California coast. The dive-boat became fully engulfed in flames as 30 passengers on a recreational scuba diving trip slept below deck.  According to the Coast Guard, most of the crew was on deck at the time of the fire and managed to jump ship. Police investigating the tragic boat fire say the search will continue. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The death toll is expected to climb.

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