Staten Island, NY (March 28, 2021) – Around 3:08 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, March 27, a serious townhouse fire took place on Staten Island.
According to FDNY responders, the incident took place at a townhouse on 20 Charleston Avenue. A call came in about the townhome being on fire and when officials arrived, they found the home engulfed in flames. Approximately 12 units and 60 firefighters were present at the scene. They had the fire under control within the hour.
Paramedics were present at the scene to help one injured victim. One person was transported to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
The investigation into the circumstances of the fire continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
House Fires in New York
House fires happen more often in New York than in many other states throughout the U.S. These incidents take place in the blink of an eye due to many different reasons, some of which are the negligence of others. Some of the most life-altering injuries that result from these incidents include burn injuries and smoke inhalation injuries. Being harmed in a house fire can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. If you have been hurt in one of these incidents, you have many options as you move forward. It is imperative that you seek the help of an accident attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Being injured in a New York fire can leave you with a variety of questions that you cannot answer on your own. For instance, what types of deadlines are you expected to meet when it comes to your claim? What evidence will help you prove that another party’s negligence led to your accident? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have been injured in serious accidents. We believe that you have every right to hold a negligent party liable for the harm that they have caused you after a fire that is not your fault. We will stand by your side every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please contact an accident attorney in New York that you can rely on at 516-945-9033.
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