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Oakland Warehouse Fire: List of the Missing

Oakland, California, firefighters inspect a warehouse (Rear C) on December 3, 2016, where a fire during a rave party killed 9 people on December 2. Nine people were killed and 25 missing after a huge blaze broke out during a rave party near San Francisco held in a cluttered, maze-like warehouse for artists, known as "Oakland Ghostship," fire officials said Saturday. / AFP / Virginie GOUBIER (Photo credit should read VIRGINIE GOUBIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Firefighters inspect a warehouse on December 3, 2016, where a fire during a rave party killed at least 9 people on December 2. (Getty)

A terrible fire ripped through a warehouse in Oakland, California, leaving at least 36 people confirmed dead. A large party was taking place at the building, called the Oakland Ghost Ship, while Golden Donna was playing. The cause of the fire is currently not known, but the building likely didn’t have fire detector or sprinklers, KTVU reported. The fire first began at 11:30 p.m. Friday night, while at least 50 people were in the building. The roof of the building collapsed during the fire and portions of the building still have not been searched. Oakland Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed said the building was densely packed and there was only one stairwell to the second floor, which might have been built out of pallets. As of December 9, all 36 victims’ names have been released(To see photos of the missing, please see our story here.)

Friends and loved ones posted on the event’s Facebook page, searching for information about people who may have been at the party. These are the names listed on the Facebook page, along with a note if a friend or loved one shared an update on their status. Please note that this information is constantly changing and being updated. If you have specific questions about someone who is missing, the Oakland police have asked that you call the Alameda County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Bureau at 510-382-3000.

If you visit the Facebook page to learn more about the people who are missing, friends who are posting there have asked that you do not leave a comment with thoughts and sympathy. They are trying to keep the page clear and include only information about the missing, along with statements from people who are interested in helping.

Here are the names of the missing and those who died in the fire, as of the time of publication. The following names are from the Sheriff’s office, according to the event page, unless otherwise noted. Friends also put together a list of the missing on a Google Doc said they were only adding names if the person had RSVP’d to the event on Facebook and friends or family confirmed that they haven’t been able to locate them. The list is in alphabetical order by last name:

  • Cash Askew – (Photos) (Authorities have identified Cash as among those who died in the fire)
  • Jonathan Bernbaum (Confirmed among the victims who passed away in the fire)
  • Joey Casio (Joseph Matlock) – (Photos)
  • Tobi Gayle Chase – Reportedly in the hospital, according to a friend on Facebook
  • Barrett Clark – (Photos) (Confirmed among the victims who passed away in the fire)
  • David T. Cline – Reported as missing by a friend (Photos) (Authorities have identified David as among those who died in the fire)
  • Micah Danemayer (Photos) (Micah was identified as one of the victims who died in the fire.)
  • Chelsea Faith Dolan – (Photos) – (Identified as one of the victims who died in the fire.)
  • Feral Pines – (Identified as one of the victims who died in the fire.)
  • Alex Ghassan – Photos – (Identified as one of the victims who died in the fire.)
  • Nick Gomez-Hall – Missing, according to friends on Facebook (Photos) (Authorities have identified Nick as among those who died in the fire)
  • Ivania Chavarria Gonzalez – Missing according to friends.
  • Michela Angelina Gregory – A friend posted on Facebook, not having heard from her (Photos) (Identified as one of the victims who died in the fire.)
  • Johan Handel
  • Sarah Hoda – Authorities have identified Sarah as among those who died in the fire
  • Travis Hough – (Photos) (Authorities have identified Travis as among those who died in the fire)
  • Johny Igaz – His last Facebook post mentioned playing music in between the live acts. (Confirmed among the victims who passed away in the fire)
  • Chase (Nex) Iguolo (Wittenauer) – (Photos) (Authorities have identified Chase as among those who died in the fire)
  • Ara Christina Jo – (Photos) (Confirmed among the victims who passed away in the fire)
  • Alana Kane (Jennifer Mendiola)
  • Viktor Kastro – Missing according to friends (Since listed as safe by friends)
  • Donna Kellogg – Name shared by a friend and family (Authorities have identified Donna as among those who died in the fire)
  • Amanda Kershaw (Allen) – A friend said she posted a photo from the venue that night. (Photos) (Confirmed among the victims who passed away in the fire)
  • Edmond Lapine – Missing according to a friend (Photos) (Identified as one of the victims who died in the fire.)
  • Julia Levoy (Wryly Fable) – Friends mentioned they have been trying to reach her. Another friend said she was found safe, not yet confirmed.
  • Madison Machado – Her cousin reported that her family hasn’t been able to reach her (Photos)
  • Griffin Madden (Confirmed among the victims who passed away in the fire)
  • Joseph Matlock – (Confirmed among the victims who passed away in the fire)
  • Steven Maxwell – Reportedly in the hospital, according to a friend
  • Jason McCarty – (Confirmed among the victims who passed away in the fire)
  • Jenny Morris – UC Berkeley student possibly missing (Identified as one of the victims who died in the fire.)
  • Elliott Rattle – Missing according to a friend. Another person noted that Elliott is safe.
  • Denalda Nicole Renae (Nicole Siegrist) – (Photos) (Confirmed among the victims who passed away in the fire)
  • Vanessa Plotkin – UC Berkeley student possibly missing (Confirmed among the victims who passed away in the fire)
  • Hanna Ruax – (Photos) (Confirmed among the victims who passed away in the fire)
  • Ben Runnels (Charlie Prowler) – (Photos) (Identified as one of the victims who died in the fire.)
  • Jennifer Kiyomi Tanouye – (Photos) (Identified as one of the victims who died in the fire.)
  • Alex Vega – Friends said they have not been able to locate him. (Photos) (Confirmed among the victims who passed away in the fire)
  • Pete Wadsworth – (Photos) (Confirmed among the victims who passed away in the fire)
  • Nicholas Walrath – (Photos) (Confirmed among the victims who passed away in the fire)
  • Draven McGill – Identified as among those who passed away.
  • Em Bohlka – Identified as one of the victims who died in the fire.

Friends of people who were at the fire have also created a Google Doc where they are adding information about the missing. You can read the document here for the latest updates.

Oakland Warehouse Fire: Photos of People Missing & Who Died in the Blaze

At least 36 people died in a devastating Oakland warehouse fire, and seven have been identified. These are photos of the missing and those who passed away.

Click here to read more

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    • I WANT TO INFORM PEOPLE TO STOP GIVING GREY AREA FOR THE ARTS ANY MORE DONATIONS,.,,,,,..THEY ARE NOT SEND THE FUNDS THAT ALL YOU CARING LOVING PEOPLE HAVE SENT,THEY HAVE GAVE A SMALL AMOUNT OF THE MONEY TO THE FAMILY’S THAT LOST THERE LOVED ONES,,,,,,,,,,,THE SAME TO ALL THE PEOPLE THAT HAVE LOST EVERYTHING THAT THEY HAD IN THE WORLD …………….MY HEART GOES OUT TO ALL OF US THAT HAVE BEEN ENTANGLED BY THIS UNTHINKABLE NIGHTMARE ,I FEEL THAT I HAVE TO INFORM ALL THE CARING PEOPLE THAT YOUR DONATIONS VERY WELL PROUDLY WILL NEVER MAKE IT TO THE PEOPLE YOU INTENDED TOO,,,,,,SO I ASK YOU TO LOOK INTO IT AND FIND OUT THE TRUTH,,,,,THE HAVE OPENED A DOOR TO EVERY CON MAN AND WOMEN TO ACCESS YOUR MONEY ITS CALLED THE TREE..IT IS INFACT A GREY AREA TO NO ACCOUNTABILITY…….THERE ARE 36 PEOPLE WHO LOST THERE LIFE S ……………………………20 MORE RESIDENTS WHO ARE DISPLACED …….THE REAL VICTIMS TO WHICH I THINK IS WHERE ALL YOUR DONATIONS WERE MEANT TO GO..WHERE AT LEAST I SHURE YOU THOUGHT THAT WERE IT WAS GOING…………………DO WHAT YOU CAN TO STOP THIS FOR IT IS A HORRIBLE WRONG

  1. Thank God my son wasn’t asked to perform that evening- prayers to all the victims and families. Completely heartbreaking!