Staten Island, NY (May 23, 2021) – At 2:50 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, May 23, two people were injured in a house fire on Staten Island.
According to officials, the incident occurred at 185 Park Hill Avenue when a six-story building caught on fire on the fifth floor. Various fire crews were active at the scene to bring the fire under control.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were present at the scene to help those in need. A civilian and a police officer, who has not yet been identified, were hospitalized as a result of their injuries.
Fire crews were able to get the fire under control around 3:25 p.m.
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
New York sees more house fires throughout the state than in many other states throughout the U.S. These incidents occur in both residential and commercial areas. The aftermath of a house fire can have a huge and lasting impact on a person’s life. If you have been hurt in a fire, there is a chance that another party could have been to blame for the accident. This is why you should always seek the immediate help of an accident attorney in your time of need.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a New York house fire on their own. However, this is the reality that thousands of victims face every year. Some of the most catastrophic injuries that land victims in the hospital after a fire include smoke inhalation and burn injuries. These injuries have the ability to impact your life for weeks or months to come, especially if you are unable to return to work right off the bat. You should always be prepared to speak with a dedicated attorney in your dire time of need.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to assist you after you have been hurt in a fire that is not your fault. We understand how traumatic the injuries that stem from these fires can be. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. We are here for you in your dire time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information.
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