Oakland: “Ghost Ship” fire search finished; investigators eye refrigerator as cause

  • Source: The Mercury News
  • Published: 12/07/2016 12:00 AM

The recovery effort from the aftermath of a devastating Fruitvale District warehouse fire that killed 36 people has been completed, authorities announced Wednsday morning. The death total did not rise as crews combed through the final 10 percent of the building known as the “Ghost Ship.” Authorities did not say what time they finished the search. Authorities still have not given an official cause, but investigators were focusing on a swath of electrical appliances, particularly a refrigerator in the back of the warehouse.


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