At least nine dead in California warehouse fire

Reuters News
Posted: Dec 03, 2016 10:34 AM

(Reuters) - At least nine people were dead and 13 others missing after a fire broke out during a party in a warehouse in Oakland, California, local media reported on Saturday, quoting city fire officials.

The building in the Fruitvale district housed units where people lived and worked, and it had no sprinkler system, Fire Chief Teresa Deloach-Reed told the East Bay Times newspaper.

(Reporting By Frank McGurty; Editing by Alistair Bell)