Oakland: Two dead, dozens displaced from apartments in fire
David DeBolt, Inside Bay Area, March 21, 2015
OAKLAND — A hub for anarchists, artists and musicians went up in flames early Saturday in West Oakland, killing two men and damaging businesses, including AK Press, authorities and residents said.
One of the victims was identified by neighbors as artist Daniel “Moe” Thomas, who lived in a unit at the former armory at 669 24th Street. A second man, believed to be 28, was also killed, fire officials said. He was not identified.