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OAKLAND: Cash Askew Dead After Ghost Ship Fire in Oakland Warehouse

“Oakland Warehouse Fire”

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA (December 2, 2016) – 22 year old Cash Askew, a member of the band Them Are Us Too, has been identified as one of the victims of the fire in an Oakland warehouse, according to local news sources. (map)

The fire broke out in a warehouse in Oakland’s Fruitvale suburb the night of December 2nd. The warehouse, normally used as a live and work community for artists, had been leased out to host a rave. A fire broke out in the rear of the warehouse, possibly from a faulty refrigerator. 36 people were trapped inside the blaze and tragically killed.

One of those killed in the fire was 22 year old Cash Askew. Cash was a transgender female, who was part of the duo that made up the band Them Are Us Too. The fire remains under investigation as authorities attempt to decipher what led up to the fire.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law, a California personal injury law firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”

Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Oakland, Sacramento, San Francisco, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.
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