DISASTER—The burned-out wreckage of the Conception smolders off the coast of Santa Cruz Island on Sept. 2. The boat, which sunk a short while after this photo was taken, was brought to the surface today. The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report that says the ship's smoke alarms were working but that the ship’s six crewmembers were all asleep when a fire erupted below deck. Courtesy of the Ventura County Fire Department
The names of the 34 lives lost when the ...
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