Brooklyn, NY – Five Injured After Apartment Fire in Blake Ave

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Brooklyn, NY (January 2, 2020) – On Friday, January 1, five people were injured in an apartment fire that took place in Brooklyn.

According to officials, the incident took place at 422 Blake Avenue when a fire started in the apartment building. A total of 78 first responders were dispatched to the scene of the fire, which broke out in the 14-story building due to reasons that are not yet known. Fire crews were able to get the fire under control after about an hour.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the fire to help those in need. Five people were injured as a result, though their conditions are not yet known.

The investigation into the circumstances of the fire continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Apartment Fires in New York 

Apartment fires break out every single day in the state of New York, affecting hundreds to thousands of victims every year. Though many people will be injured in these incidents, some are even killed as a result. The most common injuries that stem from these accidents include burn injuries and smoke inhalation, though these incidents can also lead to emotional harm. If you have been injured in an apartment fire and wonder where you can turn, it is important that you have the help of an attorney on your side.

Many people wonder where they can turn after they have been hurt in a fire. Speaking with a dedicated personal injury attorney can put your claim into perspective and ask any questions you may have. For instance, you may have a variety of questions concerning the evidence that you have to gather, as well as deadlines that you will have to meet when it comes to your case. It is important that you act quickly during these difficult and complex times. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in New York accidents at

Our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in fires and accidents throughout the state of New York. We understand how traumatic a fire can be and offer our support to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys will help you seek compensation for a wide array of aspects in your time of need. If you have been hurt and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for the help you deserve.

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About the Author
Steven Miller, Esq. is the founding member and Senior Partner in Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. Mr. Miller’s extensive career as a trial attorney spans five decades. He tries cases for the catastrophically injured victims of construction site accidents, motor vehicle and premises accidents caused by the negligence of others. Mr. Miller is a detail oriented, tenacious attorney committed to achieving the maximum results for his clients; he has obtained numerous seven figure verdicts and settlements.