Sep 2, 2019

Four dead, dozens missing in boat fire

At least four people are dead and 29 are missing as the U.S. Coast Guard responds to a diving boat fire off the coast of Southern California early Monday morning.

What we know: The Coast Guard reported that four bodies have been recovered, per the Associated Press. Several crew members have been rescued, and one had minor injuries, per the U.S. Coast Guard in Los Angeles. Efforts to rescue others are still ongoing.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Editor's note: This story has been updated to note that four bodies have been recovered. It has been corrected to note that the accident happened off the coast of Southern California, not near Santa Cruz.

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