The other Kensington warehouse fire

My column today about Kensington film-maker Jamie Moffett mentions the seven-alarm 2007 warehouse fire that devastated his neighborhood. To see video footage of that fire, shot & edited (with Moffett) by neighbors who lost their homes in the conflagration that day, click the image below. And then try not to cry when you realize that all the hope neighbors had for a gorgeous green space to grow from the ashes of that fire has been for nothing. The lot sits trashy and vacant, as neighbors' pleas for help from the city have fallen on deaf ears.