Staten Island, NY – Six Injured in Apartment Fire on Narrows Rd

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Staten Island, NY (April 7, 2021) – At 6:55 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday, April 7, a serious apartment fire injured several people on Staten Island.

According to officials, the fire broke out in an apartment home at 81 Narrows Road near the area of Fingerboard Road. The four-story apartment complex was completely engulfed in flames when fire crews arrived at the scene.

Paramedics and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One firefighter received severe injuries while getting the fire under control and was transported to Staten Island University Hospital for treatment. Three other firefighters were injured and treated as well. A total of six people received injuries in the fire.

It took approximately 60 firefighters from 12 units to get the fire under control by 7:53 a.m.

The investigation into the circumstances of the fire continues.

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

Fires in New York 

New York is known for having more fires in their cities than in many other states throughout the U.S. These fires break out in both residential and commercial areas, causing harm to many victims every single year. Some victims are injured and others are killed as a result of these incidents. The most life-altering injuries that result from fires include smoke inhalation and burn injuries. If you have suffered immense losses due to a fire that was caused by another party, it is crucial that you have the help of a legal advocate on your side.

The aftermath of a New York fire can have an enormous and lasting impact on your life. You may wonder how you will recover both physically and financially after one of these incidents. Many victims will spend time in the hospital and could potentially spend time away from the workplace as well. As you attempt to get back on your feet, you could find a variety of trials along the way. Speaking with an accident attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make during these challenging times. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in New York house fires at

Our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in fires over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling and offer a helping hand in your time of need. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. We are here for you when you need us the most. 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.