The Investigative Unit compiled this interactive timeline documenting every known interaction city officials had with the Ng family leading up to the deadliest fire in Oakland’s history. Read More
The fatal Oakland warehouse fire is stirring concern in Oakland’s art community about crackdown on alternative living spaces. The Investigative Unit has been reviewing records for warehouses in live/work spaces in Oakland... Read More
There is no record over the last decade that shows that Oakland fire inspectors had even been inside the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse where a fire claimed 36 lives last week. Read More
Oakland code enforcement officials blamed a chain link fence for blocking their view and preventing an investigation into a complaint against the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse building just weeks before the deadly fire at... Read More
Federal investigators continue to arrive at the Oakland warehouse, searching for clues about how the fire started. The Special Agent in Charge of the San Francisco Office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms confirmed... Read More
NBC Bay Area's Investigative Unit has learned that several families of victims from the deadly Oakland warehouse fire have already contacted attorneys. Read More
Oakland city leaders on Tuesday called for an independent investigation and pledged immediate action regarding other buildings throughout the city that are similar to the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse, where at least 36 people... Read More
Friday’s tragic fire exposed a widespread problem that Oakland residents have been complaining about for years. The artist warehouse is currently under investigation for potential housing and building code violations. Read More
The fatal fire at the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland has put a glaring spotlight on the city's art community. Many are now fearful about the fallout from scrutiny into similar converted live-work spaces. Read More
Documents uncovered by the Investigative Unit show the City of Oakland issued multiple liens on warehouse owner Chor Ng. Records show she failed to pay up when the city had to fix code violations involving a nuisance, or... Read More
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