The Oakland fire started on the first floor of a converted warehouse. ATF Special Agent Jill Snyder said the flames possibly sparked by electrical issues quickly sparked to the second floor. Partygoers upstairs were trapped and unable to get down the building's two wooden staircases. “The occupants of the building were consumed by smoke before they were able to get out of the building,” Snyder said.
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Graphic: Inside the Oakland Warehouse
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