Submitted by ub on Mon, 12/05/2016 - 08:53

As the death toll continues to rise, the aftermath of an Oakland California warehouse blaze has bee turned into a criminal investigation. The so-called Ghost Ship was allegedly being used as an illegal living space.

At least 33 bodies have been identified following a dance party, but neighbors had long complained of trash piling up and that people were living there illegally.

Investigators search for clues in fatal fire, friends mourn…

Oakland warehouse fire: DA launches criminal probe as death toll surges to at least 33… via @eastbaytimes

Death toll rises to 33 in Oakland warehouse fire via @usatoday

Oakland fire death toll, at 33, likely to climb as investigation continues @CNN

33 bodies recovered in Oakland warehouse fire; search continues.

Victims of the Oakland warehouse fire: Who they were

Profiles of those who died in huge warehouse fire in Oakland, California…

Photo: LA Times