Staten Island, NY – One Injured in House Fire on Loretto St

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Staten Island, NY (April 16, 2021) – Around 10:12 a.m. on Thursday morning, April 15, one person was injured in a house fire in Staten Island.

According to officials, the fire broke out in the early morning hours of Thursday in a two-story home at 283 Loretto Street. The fire engulfed a large portion of the home and it took until approximately 10:54 a.m. to get the fire under control.

Paramedics and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene. A firefighter who was present at the scene received a minor injury as a result of the fire. He was taken to Staten Island University Hospital for treatment.

The area was blocked for a period of time in the area.

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 

More fires break out in the state of New York than in many other states throughout the U.S. These incidents happen due to many different reasons in both residential and commercial buildings. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a house fire that is not your fault. If you have received injuries in one of these incidents, you will likely be left feeling both helpless and alone. It is crucial that you have the help of an attorney by your side.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a house fire on their own. However, this is the reality that thousands of victims face every year throughout New York. Some of the most life-altering injuries that result from fires include burn injuries and smoke inhalation. If you have suffered extensive harm due to a house fire, you have a variety of options moving forward. It is crucial that you speak with a dedicated New York personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind at this time. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in New York house fires at

Our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in house fires over the years. We understand how traumatic an accident can be, especially if it has left you out of work and your favorite activities for some time. As you get back on your feet, you should always have the skilled help of a knowledgeable legal advocate on your side. 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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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.