Deputy’s son killed in Oakland warehouse fire

The death toll has climbed to 36


By PoliceOne Staff

OAKLAND, Calif. — An Alameda County deputy’s son was killed in a massive warehouse fire on Friday. 

In the midst of their search, officials said one body recovered from the scene was a deputy's son, the Associated Press reported.

A woman walks past a makeshift memorial near the site of a warehouse fire Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
A woman walks past a makeshift memorial near the site of a warehouse fire Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The death toll has risen to 36, but investigators believe more bodies are buried in the rubble. 

Alameda County Sheriff's Sgt. Ray Kelly said that victims included 17-year-olds and foreign nationals from Asia and Europe. 

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