The City of Oakland has released the names of seven of the 33 people who have been confirmed dead in the wake of the three-alarm warehouse fire that took place during a dance-music party on Friday night.
An eighth victim is a 17-year-old minor whose name will not be released. The victims’ families have been notified.
The identified victims are:
Cash Askew, 22, Oakland, Calif.
David Clines, 35, Oakland, Calif.
Nick Gomez-Hall, 25, Coronado, Calif.
Sara Hoda, 30, Walnut Creek, Calif.
Travis Hough, 35, Oakland, Calif.
Donna Kellogg, 32, Oakland, Calif.
Brandon Chase Wittenauer, 32, Hayward, Calif.
At press time (9:30 p.m. ET), personnel from the Oakland Fire Department, Oakland Police Department, Alameda County Sheriff’s Office and Oakland Public Works Department were continuing with the recovery process; 30 percent of the building has been…