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USThe Latest: Coast Guard issues safety edict after boat fire

03:15  12 september  2019
03:15  12 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

Rescue operation underway for over 30 people in boat fire off Ventura County coast, officials say

Rescue operation underway for over 30 people in boat fire off Ventura County coast, officials say Rescue operation underway for over 30 people in boat fire off Ventura County coast, officials say

Coast Guard : 33 people are missing after a fire broke out aboard a dive boat off the coast of Southern California; 5 crew rescued. In this photo provided by the Ventura County Fire Department, VCFD firefighters respond to a boat fire off the coast of southern California, Monday, Sept.

NASHVILLE --- Due to the high water at the Barkley Lock and Dam, the United States Coast Guard has issued a Safety Marine Information Broadcast to advise vessels of the dangers in the vicinity of Barkley Canal. U.S. Corps of Engineers advises navigation traffic to use extreme caution when

The Latest: Coast Guard issues safety edict after boat fire© Provided by The Associated Press A woman relights a candle placed at a memorial for the victims of the Conception dive boat on the Santa Barbara Harbor on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 in Santa Barbara, Calif. Authorities served search warrants Sunday at the Southern California company that owned the scuba diving boat that caught fire and killed 34 people last week. Thirty-four people died when the Conception burned and sank before dawn on Sept. 2. They were sleeping in a cramped bunkroom below the main deck and their escape routes were blocked by fire. (AP Photo/Christian Monterrosa)

UPDATE: Sheriff: Divers find body of last missing victim from boat fire off Southern California coast that killed 34.

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The FBI, Coast Guard and U.S. The FBI, Coast Guard and U.S. attorney in Los Angeles are overseeing the investigation, according to the two people who Authorities are looking into various safety issues , including whether a night watchman was on duty when the blaze broke out before dawn.

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EARLIER STORY: SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal boat fire off the Southern California coast that killed 34 people (all times local):

1:50 p.m.

The Coast Guard has issued safety recommendations in the wake of a fatal boat fire off the Southern California coast that killed 34 people.

A Coast Guard bulletin says the owners and operators of vessels should immediately reduce potential fire hazards and consider limiting unsupervised charging of lithium-ion batteries and extensive use of power strips and extension cords.

The bulletin also says vessels should review emergency duties with the crew, identify emergency escapes, check all firefighting and lifesaving equipment onboard, and look at the condition of passenger accommodation spaces for "unsafe practices or other hazardous arrangements."

Dozens missing, some dead after diving boat destroyed by fire off California coast

Dozens missing, some dead after diving boat destroyed by fire off California coast The U.S. Coast Guard was involved in a massive rescue operation Monday morning after a 75-foot boat caught fire off the coast of Ventura County, trapping dozens of people. More than 30 people were missing and officials said some died. 

Salvage efforts after deadly California boat fire postponed at least one more day. A fire engulfed the Conception in the early hours of Sept. 2, while the nearly 80-foot vessel was anchored off the Five crew members escaped to safety , but the other 34 on board were trapped in the sleeping area below

A U.S. Coast Guard airplane was heading south of Hawaii on Wednesday to help 42 people who abandoned their fishing vessel after it caught fire . Petty Officer 2nd Class Melissa McKenzie said the Coast Guard crew will assess the situation and the status of the survivors upon reaching the fishermen.

The Latest: Coast Guard issues safety edict after boat fire© Provided by The Associated Press FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2019 file photo, FBI agents set a perimeter around the Truth Aquatics office, the California company that owned the scuba diving boat that caught fire and killed 34 people last week, as authorities issue a search warrant for the company and the sister vessels of the Conception dive boat on the Santa Barbara Harbor in Santa Barbara, Calif. Authorities conducting a criminal investigation into the deadly scuba diving boat fire plan to interview previous patrons of the boat company to determine what kind of safety information they were provided during trips, a law enforcement source said. (AP Photo/Christian Monterrosa, File)

The Coast Guard is among several agencies investigating the Sept. 2 fire. A cause has yet to be determined.

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11:14 a.m

Authorities say divers have resumed a search for the final missing victim who perished in a boat fire off the Southern California coast.

Coast Guard discovers abandoned boat with 41 bales of marijuana on board in Malibu

Coast Guard discovers abandoned boat with 41 bales of marijuana on board in Malibu LOS ANGELES - The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for possible people in distress, after discovering a beached panga boat with dozens of bales of marijuana on board in Malibu early Saturday. At about 6:20 a.m., the Coast Guard's Los Angeles-Long Beach station received a report of an abandoned 35-foot panga vessel, with 41 bales of marijuana that weighed nearly 600 pounds, officials said. A

While boat rental companies typically require boaters to wear life jackets, there is not a law that requires individuals to wear life jackets over the age of 12. Chief Warrant Officer Matt James with the U.S. Coast Guard said, “When the boat is sinking and you’re scrambling to get a life jacket, it is easy to

A United States Coast Guard Charter Boat Captain's Credential refers to the lowest levels of deck officer qualifications on a Merchant Mariners Credential which is a combination of the former Merchant Marine Officers license and Merchant Mariners Document in a small book that looks similar to a

The victim is one of 34 who died at sea last week near Santa Cruz Island. Five of the Conception's six crew members survived after multiple attempts to save the others who were trapped below deck.

The Latest: Coast Guard issues safety edict after boat fire© Provided by The Associated Press FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2019 file photo, investigators check the Truth Aquatics office on the Santa Barbara Harbor in Santa Barbara, Calif. Authorities conducting a criminal investigation into the deadly scuba diving boat fire off the coast of Southern California last week plan to interview previous patrons of the boat company to determine what kind of safety information they were provided during trips, a law enforcement source said. (AP Photo/Christian Monterrosa, File)

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Lt. Erik Raney says salvage efforts to recover the Conception also resumed Wednesday.

A criminal investigation of the fire is being handled by the Coast Guard, FBI and U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles.

Authorities have said the victims, 21 women and 13 men from 16 to 62 years old, appear to have died from smoke inhalation.

Four missing after ship capsizes, burns near Georgia coast

Four missing after ship capsizes, burns near Georgia coast Rescue teams were searching for four crewmembers after a cargo ship caught fire and capsized Sunday off the Georgia coast, the Coast Guard said. Twenty people were rescued from the Golden Ray, a 656-foot-long ship bound for Baltimore that was "listing heavily" in St. Simons Sound near Brunswick,  officials said. Coast Guard Sector Charleston was notified by the Glynn County 911 dispatch that the ship had capsized. The Coast Guard "immediately issued an urgent marine information broadcast" and sent ships and two helicopters to the scene.

" Coast Guard approved equipment" is equipment which has been approved by the Commandant of the U A permanently installed fire extinguisher in an engine compartment may be substituted for one B-I A U. S. Coast Guard approved personal flotation device must be worn by each person on board

Protect yourself, your passengers and your boat with these boating safety tips. Fire extinguisher – Just because you’re on the water doesn’t mean you can’t have an onboard fire . The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and the United States Power Squadrons offer free Vessel Safety Checks.

The Latest: Coast Guard issues safety edict after boat fire
The Latest: Coast Guard issues safety edict after boat fire
The Latest: Coast Guard issues safety edict after boat fire
The Latest: Coast Guard issues safety edict after boat fire
The Latest: Coast Guard issues safety edict after boat fire
The Latest: Coast Guard issues safety edict after boat fire

Boat Fire Victims Mourned As Rescue Operation Continues Off Ventura Coast.
Flowers, candles and even a pair of scuba fins marked the dock in Santa Barbara where the Conception Charter Boat was scheduled to return Monday night. In what is now one of the worst boating tragedies in California history, the United States Coast Guard has confirmed that 25 people are dead and nine are still missing. The five crew members who survived — two with leg injuries — were brought to safety by a pair of good Samaritans who happened to be anchored nearby. “I heard ‘Help,'” Shirley Hanson said. “And my husband got up, and I followed him and he opened the door and saw the flames.

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