At least 33 killed in deadly Oakland fire

Firefighters work on the scene following an overnight fire that claimed the lives of at least nine people at a warehouse in the Fruitvale neighborhood, Dec. 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. Picture: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images—Oakland : At least 33 people confirmed dead as massive blaze gutted warehouse cum arts space during an electronic dance party in Oakland of US on last Friday.

The blaze has been said one of the city’s deadliest blazes that caught two-story building, authorities informed. The concert was organized after two months of preparation. It hadn’t been disclose the venue where that concert was organized at first.

When the secret location was disclosed on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, 70 musicians and their fans came collectively at the Ghost Ship, the eccentric piano factory-turned-art space.

But as the tragedy happens, the musicians and their fans were being searched on same social media by their in laws on Sunday, two days after the fire broke out. They were also mourned during that time.
Some of the recovered bodies are of teens 17 years old or possibly younger — from a fire-ravaged warehouse in Oakland, California.

Sgt. Ray Kelly of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office said that “the number of victims will rise” from a fire officials say may be the deadliest ever in Oakland. The search effort is expected to last for days, he said.

Published on: December 5, 2016 5:05 pm

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