Staten Island, NY – Two Injured in House Fire on Commodore Dr

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Staten Island, NY (May 17, 2021) – Around 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 17, two people were injured in a house fire in Staten Island.

According to police, the fire broke out in a three-story home at 144 Commodore Drive. When fire crews arrived, they discovered that the fire occurred on the upper floors of the home. Smoke was pouring out of the home until fire crews got the fire under control.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene. Two civilians, who have not yet been identified, suffered from injuries as a result of the fire. They are expected to make a full recovery.

The area was blocked for an extended period of time.

No further details have been released but the investigation continues.

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

House Fires in New York 

House fires take place in the blink of an eye throughout the state of New York. These incidents occur in both residential and commercial areas, causing severe harm to those involved. Some of the most life-altering injuries that stem from these incidents include smoke inhalation and burn injuries, which tend to land victims in the hospital. If you have been hurt in a fire and wonder where you can turn, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.

It is never easy to face the aftermath of a New York house fire. However, this is the reality that far too many victims are faced with every single year. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a fire that was caused by another party’s negligence. If you have sustained injuries, you could be faced with time in the hospital or away from the workplace. Injured victims should seek the help of an attorney in their time of need. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in house fires at

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to help you after you have been hurt in a house fire that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. We are here for you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information.

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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.