Oakland recovery efforts end; death toll stands at 36

OAKLAND, Calif. (WIAT) — Recovery efforts in Oakland have ended. Officials say the death toll stands at 36 after a fire tore through a warehouse in the city.

A refrigerator has been pinpointed as a potential source of the fire, but the investigation is ongoing.

The Oakland City Council is set to ratify a local state of emergency on Thursday, which will start the process for state and federal aid.

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