Queens, NY (May 28, 2021) – On Thursday, May 27, a serious house fire caused injuries to several women in Queens.
According to officials, the fire broke out in a three-story private home at 101 101st Avenue. When fire crews arrived, they found out that multiple women were still inside. The women were rescued from the building by crews.
Paramedics were dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. The four women, who were identified as those between the ages of 30 and 60, were all taken to local hospitals with critical injuries. Their conditions are not currently known.
Fire crews have since determined that the fire was accidental and caused by overloaded extension cords.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
House Fires in New York
More fires occur in New York than in many other states throughout the U.S. Tens of thousands of fires are reported throughout the state every single year, some of which occur in residential areas and some of which are commercial in nature. The truth is, many of these fires can be prevented but continue to occur due to the reckless acts of others. If you or someone you love has suffered immensely due to a fire, you should have the help of a dedicated attorney by your side.
Many individuals are severely injured in house fires every year throughout the state of New York. In fact, New York house fires lead to two very severe injuries each year: burn injuries and smoke inhalation. These injuries can land victims in the hospital for an extended period of time and could even take the lives of those involved. If you have suffered injuries as a result of a house fire, you are not alone. It is important that you speak with a New York personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in house fires over the years. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be and the impact that it can have on every aspect of your life. If your life has been turned upside-down due to an accident, you should never have to stand alone. We are here for you every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for the help you deserve.
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