Funeral held for man from Orange, New Jersey killed in Oakland warehouse fire

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

ORANGE, New Jersey (WABC) -- Family and friends in New Jersey are remembering the life of a man who was killed in the warehouse fire in Oakland, California.

A memorial service was held in Maplewood Saturday for 35-year-old Alex Ghassan.

He and his fiancee were among the 36 people killed when flames tore through the warehouse during a party two weeks ago.

Ghassan leaves behind twin four-year-old girls.

His mother Emilie Grandchamps spoke out about his death, saying she wants answers from the owners of the warehouse.