Staten Island, NY – Firefighters Injured in House Fire on Pond Way

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Staten Island, NY (March 2, 2021) – Around 7:20 p.m. on Monday night, March 1, a house fire led to serious injuries in Staten Island.

FDNY crews responded to the scene of the fire that took place at a residential home located at 119 Pond Way. The severe fire broke out and engulfed a large portion of the home on fire. Multiple emergency vehicles lined the street and dozens of firefighters responded.

Paramedics were immediately dispatched to the scene. Four firefighters were injured and taken to Staten Island University Hospital for treatment of injuries. Their conditions are not yet known.

When fire crews had the fire under control, the second story and roof of the home were left with severe damages. The fire was completely under control around 7:55 p.m.

Police continue their investigation into the accident at this time.

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

House Fires in New York 

Fires happen every single day in the state of New York. In fact, more injurious and fatal fires take place in both residential and commercial areas of New York than in any other state. Some of the most devastating injuries that result from these incidents include burn injuries and smoke inhalation injuries. These injuries can land a victim in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time at work. If your life has been negatively impacted due to a house fire, it is crucial that you seek the immediate help of an accident attorney.

Being injured in a house fire can impact your life in many ways. Because of this, you may have a variety of questions that only a dedicated accident attorney will be able to answer. For instance, what types of deadlines will you have to meet if you want to be successful in your claim? What evidence will you have to show to prove that another party is to blame for your accident? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you will be able to answer with an attorney by your side. See our proven track record of success representing those who have suffered from injuries in a New York accident at

At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our accident attorneys are here to help you after you have been hurt in a house fire due to the negligence of another party. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a fire and offer our assistance to you in your time of need. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 to find out how we can help you.

Notes: Our writers use secondary sources when creating these accident news posts. These sources include police and fire accident reports, news stories and newspaper stories, and first-hand accounts from eyewitnesses to the accidents. For that reason, the details surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our staff at Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. If you do find any information that is incorrect, contact our firm to have a correction made immediately. If you would prefer the post to be removed from our site, let us know and we will accommodate you as soon as possible. 

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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.