Brooklyn, NY (July 7, 2021) – At 11 p.m. on the night of Tuesday, July 6, a serious house fire led to injuries in three victims in Brooklyn.
According to FDNY officials, the incident happened when a fire broke out in a home at the corner of 19th Street and Avenue North. Approximately 12 fire units and 60 members were called to the scene to help put out the blaze.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately called to the scene. A total of three people inside the home, who have not yet been identified, were injured. Two of these victims sustained serious injuries and one received minor injuries.
Fire crews had the fire under control around 11:41 p.m. The area was blocked until that time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the incident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
House Fires in New York
New York sees more fires every year than many other states within the U.S. Fires break out each year in both residential and commercial areas. Each year, hundreds of people are injured and even killed as a result of house fires throughout the state of New York. Some of the most life-altering injuries that stem from these incidents include smoke inhalation and burn injuries. These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. Being injured in a house fire can have a huge impact on a person’s life as they focus on their physical recovery. Luckily, with the help of a legal advocate, you can move forward during these difficult times.
The aftermath of a New York house fire can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. You will likely have a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own after a fire. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet as you move forward with your claim? What evidence will you need to provide to show that another party is at fault for your accident? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with an accident attorney who has handled these types of claims in the past.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here for you after you have been hurt in a fire that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the midst of a fire, especially when you can show that a fire started due to negligent reasons. Being injured in one of these incidents can change your life in many ways, which is why our attorneys are here for you. We will provide you with the resources you need to move forward. Please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on your options.
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