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    Firefighters in Oakland, California knocked down part of the wall of the Ghost Ship warehouse, where a fire killed at least 36 people on Friday night. Investigators are still searching for more bodies, and officials had said an unstable wall was posing a safety hazard to those searching the structure, and hampering the search.

Firefighters in Oakland, California knocked down part of the wall of the Ghost Ship warehouse, where a fire killed at least 36 people on Friday night. Investigators are still searching for more bodies, and officials had said an unstable wall was posing a safety hazard to those searching the structure, and hampering the search. AP
Firefighters in Oakland, California knocked down part of the wall of the Ghost Ship warehouse, where a fire killed at least 36 people on Friday night. Investigators are still searching for more bodies, and officials had said an unstable wall was posing a safety hazard to those searching the structure, and hampering the search. AP
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Shawn Hubler has been a reporter and columnist in California for more than three decades. Before joining The Sacramento Bee, she spent 18 years covering local, state and national issues at the Los Angeles Times. Born in Pennsylvania, she has a B.A. in journalism from Penn State. Contact Shawn Hubler at shubler@sacbee.com or 916-321-1907. Twitter: @ShawnHubler.