The Santa Barbara boat fire and other infamously tragic fires
With the search now suspended, 34 are presumed dead in the California dive-boat fire
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It's a tragedy that's shocking the world: the dive boat Conception, which had departed Santa Barbara Harbor, caught fire early September 2 near Santa Cruz Island, leaving 34 trapped on board. Now those 34 are presumed dead, and the search has been suspended.
Indeed, many fires have ravaged civilization since time began. From ancient Rome to modern day California, fires continue to alter the course of history. Click on to discover more.
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