California Tragic Boat Fire Kills 8, Several Missing

  • At least eight people are feared dead and more than 20 people were missing on Monday following a fire that broke out on a dive boat off the California coast. There is widespread apprehension that many passengers are still trapped below the deck of the boat due to the roaring fire. Rescue operations team have been facing difficulty to douse the fire. Intense heat and dense fog have prevented them from reaching the vessel's hull and save the survivors before the craft sank. The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

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