Couple who rescued California boat fire survivors recalls seeing vessel in flames

(CNN)Bob and Shirley Hansen were on a fishing trip when they woke up around 3 a.m. Monday to the sound of someone beating on the side of their boat. The Hansens were able to rescue the five crew members who made their way to their boat. Eight people have been found dead so far, and 26 are missing. Shirley said some of the rescued crew members told them about the moments on the boat before the fire. One said that a 17-year-old girl on the Conception was celebrating her birthday with her parents, she said. “It was such a hopeless, helpless feeling to watch that boat burn and know there were only five people at our boat and there was …