Staten Island, NY (December 18, 2020) – Around 12:10 p.m. on the afternoon of Friday, December 18, one person was injured in a house fire in Staten Island.
According to FDNY and EMS responders, the fire broke out in a six-story apartment building located on Daniel Low Terrace. The incident took place on the fourth floor due to reasons that are not yet known.
One person, who has not yet been officially identified, was taken to the hospital for injuries that resulted from the fire. They remain at Richmond University Medical Center at this time.
A total of 12 units and 60 FDNY members were present until they were able to accurately put out the fire.
The investigation into the incident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
House Fires in New York
New York experiences higher rates of house and apartment fires each year than many other states throughout the entire U.S. In one year’s time, hundreds of victims lose their lives as a result of New York house fires. Many others will be injured. Some of the most common forms of injuries that result from these incidents include burn injuries and smoke inhalation. If you have suffered from serious injuries as a result of a fire, it is imperative that you speak with a skilled accident attorney.
Many victims wonder where they can turn on a financial level after a house fire has turned their lives upside-down. You likely have questions for a skilled personal injury attorney after a fire that was caused by another party. For instance, do you have deadlines that you have to meet when it comes to your claim? What evidence will help you prove your claim? Will your claim make it all the way to trial? These are questions that are best answered with the help of an accident attorney.
At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our New York accident attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in fires throughout the state. We understand how traumatic a fire can be when it blazes through the entirety of a home and causes injuries to those involved. Being injured in a fire can put you in a complex position that you may not be fully equipped to handle on your own. If you have been hurt and you are unsure about where you can turn, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for the help you deserve.
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