Identified 33 victims of fire in Auckland
Among them a few foreigners; total dead listed for 36.
Moscow. 6 Dec. INTERFAX.RU Identified bodies of 33 victims at a fire in the art Studio at the American Auckland, among victims there are foreigners, said Monday the Sheriff of Alameda County (California) Gregory Ahern.
“33 the dead bodies of the 36 were identified in the investigation of the case upon a fire in Oakland, an autopsy was performed on 22 of the bodies”, — reports the CNN.
According to the Sheriff, one of the victims is a citizen of Finland, one from Korea and one from Guatemala.See also”the Golden state” will donate $ 50,000 to the families of the victims of the fire in Oakland
“The Sheriff’s office is working with the embassies of these countries to notify the relatives of the victims,” said Ahern. He said that at the moment the police have notified the 16 families who lost their loved ones in the fire.
A fire during a music party in Oakland broke out on the evening of December 2 in the warehouse, part of which was converted into a nightclub and venue for art exhibitions.
In the structure at the time of incident could be, according to various estimates, from 50 to 100 people.
According to the latest data, the death toll amounted to 36 people.
To fight the fire was thrown more than 50 firefighters, the flames had been put out many hours later.
According to reports, the two-story building, located in the popular tourist district of Frutal, was not equipped with a sprinkler system.