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Surname 1NameInstructor's NameCourse codeDateGhost Ship Fire; Derick Almena's InputIn less than five minutes, a catastrophic fire swallowed the whole warehouse by turningevacuation routes forthwith and taking the lives of thirty-six music and art lovers. An event tookplace in a warehouse in Oakland, known as the Ghost Ship, on December 2, 2016. Max Harris,the Ghost Ship's "creative director," and Derick Almena, the Ghost Ship's primary occupant,were art-lovers, and they used the warehouse to their benefit, hosting and commissioning apopulation of about one hundred people in that fateful December night concert. Back in 2013,the primary occupant had rented Ng warehouses for a Satya Yuga Group. They attempted tocreate the living space for performers of all kinds for the next 3years by introducing unlicensedroom shutter boxes for electricity, precautionary pallet steps, and toilets. Previous records ofelectrical fault, flames, and noise indicate that this room is wildly dangerous and handled incontravention of the terms set out in the lease agreement. Despite warnings of the particular citydangers that lurked in the facility, the owners dismissed these indications. The fire service wascalled several times on the fire evening, and it was only a block away. However, the filthy storewas so full of blazing articles that the whole Ghost Ship and its occupants were at the tendermercies of the flames and the smokes at the time the fire department was arriving. This paper is
Surname 2going to examine why Derick Almena is to blame for the ghost sheep fire basing on how theevents of that night unfolded and what propagated them.The Alameda County District Attorney's office then initiated an investigation into thecase. In March 2017, emails from as far as 2014 mentioned the facility's severe electrical issues.On June 5, 2017, Ghost Ship's central tenant, Derick Almena, was detained and convicted of anunintended felony. In a plea deal with the prosecution on July 3, 2018, he did not plead for thirty-six counts of an involuntary massacre. The judge who oversaw the case dismissed the pleaagreements on August 10, 2018, and he was tried. Their sentence may have stretched fromprobation to 36 years imprisonment if convicted. The public prosecutor alleged that Almena was