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34 People Missing After California Vessel Catches Fire

A deadly fire on a diving vessel leaves more than 30 people unaccounted for Monday morning.

According to CBS News, the boat caught fire while anchored off of Santa Cruz Island. Officials say 34 people were reported to be missing but five crew members were rescued.

The crew members managed to escape the fire because they were near the top of the vessel.

The boat’s name was Conception. It’s a 75-foot commercial diving vessel.

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