Category Archives: Catastrophic Injury

“Ghost Ship” Oakland Warehouse Fire Haunts Survivors

  • Jan 19 2017

Q: Who is responsible for injuries and death in a building fire?

They never had a chance.

The three dozen young artists and friends who perished at a party in an Oakland warehouse fire in early December were only one block away from the firehouse. But the company’s impressive three-minute response time wasn’t fast enough to save them from catastrophic injuries in the “death trap” known as the “Ghost Ship” – the name given to the warehouse that was converted to an artistic colony.


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