Oakland fire accident news update : Crackdown on illegal warehouses begins after deadly incident

In an update to the Oakland fire accident news update, a crackdown on illegal warehouses throughout the US has been initiated. The news comes in the wake of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire accident in Oakland, California that had 36 people die in the blaze.

Dec 5, 2016 – Ghost Ship warehouse fire accident news : The latest Oakland fire accident news update is that the death toll is that the blaze on Friday night in a night club event has increased to 33 with the figure likely to rise further according to statements from authorities on Sunday.

Yesterday, OyeChronicle reported that at least nine were killed in the Oakland fire accident in California with the death toll likely to increase with recovery operations underway.

Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire Accident

Oakland firefighters could trace body parts of around 36 victims who were burnt in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire accident. The recovery teams were clearing the two-floored loft building from the debris when they found across several body remains of the night clubbers who had gathered for a rave party.

Oakland Fire Accident News Update | Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire Accident

Oakland Fire Accident News Update | Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire Accident

Criminal investigators are looking at multiple angles behind the Oakland fire incident although they are not quite suspecting any deliberate attempt from anyone to have lit the fire.

Oakland Fire Accident News Update


Oakland Mayor Mayor Libby Schaaf called the fire accident on December 4 to be an immense tragedy. She commended the work of the first respondents in their efforts to fight with the deadly fire that had taken the lives of more than 30 young people in their 20s and 30s.

Schaaf on the 31st Avenue Ghost Ship warehouse fire accident said: “Our focus right now is on the victims and their families and ensuring that we have a full accounting for everyone who was impacted by this tragedy.

“We are fully committed to sharing as much information as we can as quickly as possibly. The most critical information to share at this time is the phone number where victims’ families can get information which is (510) 382-3000 at the Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau.”

The Oakland fire accident is reported to have happened at about 11:30 PM Friday night at 31st Avenue in an old warehouse which had housed the Ghost Ship Artists Collective and located in a predominantly Latino area.

The building is an abandoned warehouse which is reported to have a hstory of safety violations.

As per Oakland fire accident news updates  in the media, some of the victims under the age of 18 years as per reports.

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