Bronx, NY (March 29, 2021) – Around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday night, March 28, an apartment fire took place in the Bronx that led to injuries.
According to officials, the fire broke out in an apartment building at 183rd Street. The six-story building became engulfed in flames within minutes. Approximately 168 firefighters were deployed to the scene. It took fire crews until approximately 10:20 p.m. to get the fire under control.
Paramedics were dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. Seven people, including five firefighters, were injured in the fire. Two of the victims suffered from severe injuries. Their conditions are not yet known.
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 than many other states in the U.S. These fires break out in the blink of an eye due to many different reasons, some of which are the outright recklessness of others. Fires lead to severe injuries at times, including smoke inhalation and burn injuries. These injuries can land you in the hospital and cause you to miss out on time in the workplace. If you have been hurt in a fire that was caused by another party, it is important that you seek the help of an accident attorney.
The aftermath of a New York fire can impact your life in many ways and leave you with a variety of questions that you may not be able to answer on your own. For instance, what types of evidence will you have to gather to prove that another party is to blame for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? These are questions that you can answer with the help of an attorney by your side.
Our New York accident 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 after you have been hurt in a fire that was caused by negligent reasons. We will help you navigate the legal system and provide you with the resources necessary to be successful in your claim. If you have been hurt in an accident and wonder where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033.
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