Staten Island, NY (June 1, 2021) – At 12:12 a.m. on Tuesday morning, June 1, a house fire injured two firefighters in Staten Island.
According to police, the fire initially broke out in a home at 111 Muller Avenue. Approximately 12 units devised of 60 firefighters responded to the blaze in the two-story home. The home was engulfed in flames and it took approximately one hour to put out the fire.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those with injuries. Two firefighters, who have not yet been identified, were taken to Richmond University Medical Center for treatment of unknown injuries.
The area was blocked for some time following the fire.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
House Fires in New York
New York sees an incredibly large amount of fires every year due to the negligence of others. These incidents happen more commonly than in many other states throughout the U.S. and can occur in both residential and commercial areas. The unfortunate truth is that many fires can be prevented but continue to occur every year due to the negligence of others. Being injured in any type of fire can turn your life upside-down, which is why you should always have the help of an attorney on your side after an accident.
It is never easy to face the aftermath of a New York house fire on your own. However, this is the reality that many people face each year. Some of the most common injuries that stem from fires include burn injuries and smoke inhalation injuries. These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss time at work as they attempt to get back on their feet. If you have been hurt in a fire and wonder where you can turn, you have options. It is important that you seek immediate assistance with your personal injury claim.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in house fires over the years. We believe that you should never have to stand alone after a fire that was caused by another party. Our attorneys will stand by your side and help you navigate the New York legal system after a fire. We are here for you every step of the way. Please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on how we can help you.
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