Meeting held on tenants' rights following Ghost Ship warehouse fire

- Civil Rights Attorney John Burris will host a meeting Friday in response to the deadly Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland.

The community meeting will focus on tenants' rights.

Some people living in spaces similar to the one where the fire happened are worried about mass evictions.

Burris says tenants' rights organizations and representatives from the city will be at the meeting.

The meeting starts at 11 a.m. Friday in Oakland. Two weeks after the tragedy, businesses near the fire scene are still struggling to get back on their feet.

Some stores on the same block as the warehouse are off limits because of safety concerns.

That includes a popular gift shop that's losing customers.

"We just came here because me (sic) and my mom come to this store sometimes. But it seems like its closed today. It’s pretty sad. I'm pretty sure it's going to be like this for a long time here," said a customer.

The shop owner worries the business her family started 20 years ago may not survive without financial help. 

The city declared a State of Emergency, but that doesn't free up money to help businesses impacted by the fire.

The city is now trying to get private donors to contribute.

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