Timeline for California dive boat fire

Timeline for Southern California dive boat fire

Here is a timeline of events for the fire aboard the dive boat Conception that was anchored near an island off the Southern California coast. All 34 people sleeping below deck on the boat are presumed dead; five crew members escaped.

SEPT. 2

— 3:15 a.m.: Mayday call from the Conception reporting fire

— 3:42 a.m.: Coast Guard deploys

— 4 a.m.: Ventura County Fire Department deploys

— 5:08 a.m.: Fire extinguished

— 6:58 a.m.: Conception sinks

SEPT. 3

— 9:20 a.m.: Search for survivors suspended

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Sources: Santa Barbara County Fire Department, Coast Guard