Congresswoman Lee Releases Update on Oakland Fire

Oakland, CA - Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement following the tragic 31st Avenue fire:

"As the entire East Bay mourns the devastating impact of this tragedy, I continue to extend my deepest condolences and prayers to the families of the victims, especially as more families learn the fate of their loved ones. 

"Today, I spoke with the White House to update them on our efforts. I will continue to support the hard work of Mayor Libby Schaaf and City Officials to provide answers to the many questions that remain, and will work to secure any necessary resources that the city needs.   

"Again, I am incredibly grateful to the first responders and firefighters, including agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), who have worked around the clock to provide support since this unimaginable tragedy occurred."