Staten Island, NY (January 23, 2021) – Around 12:46 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, January 23, a serious house fire took place in Staten Island.

According to authorities, the accident took place at a home on 67 Idaho Avenue. A blaze broke out in a home and twelve fire units responded, consisting of approximately 60 firefighters. Fire crews got up on the roof of the home to spray water and use tools to get the fire under control.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. Two firefighters, who were not identified, were injured as a result of the fire. The victims are expected to recover.

FDNY confirmed that the fire was under control around 1:54 p.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 

1/23 Staten Island, NY – Two Injured in House Fire on Idaho Ave

More house fires happen in New York than in many other states across the U.S. In just one year’s time, it is estimated that thousands of people will be injured and many others will lose their lives in these horrific incidents due to the negligence of others. Some of the most common types of injuries that result from house fires include smoke inhalation and burn injuries. If you have suffered losses due to a fire and wonder where you can turn, it is essential that you have the help of an attorney by your side.

Many people wonder what options they have after they have been hurt in a house fire. Having a personal injury attorney in New York by your side is one of the best decisions that you can make after a fire that was caused by another party. You likely have questions concerning how you can hold another party liable and what deadlines you have to meet when it comes to your case. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in New York fires at www.mmspersonalinjurylawyers.com.

Our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in fires over the years in the state of New York. Especially if you believe that another party is to blame for your fire, it is important that you have the help of an attorney on your side. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.

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