Fallout from a fire in an industrial building that was being used for unpermitted residences and social functions continues, as the Bay Area News Group has stated it will sue for documents that address the city’s failure to shutter the building and save lives.

“In a four-page letter sent to city officials Thursday, the two-month anniversary of the tragic fire, the news group demanded the release of records detailing police and fire contacts at the Ghost Ship warehouse in the years,” reports the East Bay Times.

The tragedy has shined a light on the importance of following building, and health and safety codes, and the important role that city and county inspectors have in assuring that buildings out of compliance are taken care of.

Read more about the investigation of this tragedy here.

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