Long Island, NY (April 11, 2021) – Around 11:15 a.m. on Saturday morning, April 10, a woman was killed in a fatal fire that took place in Long Island.
According to Nassau County officials, the fire broke out in a home on Forester Lane. When fire crews arrived at the scene, they found that the home was engulfed in heavy black smoke. They were able to force entry into the home, where they found the homeowner inside.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene. The 61-year-old female homeowner was initially unconscious but was soon pronounced dead at the scene.
The area was blocked for an extended period of time as the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Fires in New York
New York is known for having more fires than many other states throughout the entire U.S. This is due to the fact that houses and apartments are packed closely together in New York’s bustling cities, which means that fires can easily spread. These fires break out in both residential and commercial areas every year. Losing a loved one in a New York fire can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. If you have suffered from these losses, it is crucial that you seek the help of an accident attorney.
Nobody ever expects to face the loss of a loved one due to a New York house fire but this is the reality for many families. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Having an attorney on your side can help you move forward in many ways, which is why you should never have to stand alone after you have suffered from immense losses. You should always be prepared to speak with a New York wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fires. We understand how challenging it can be to face the aftermath of a fatal accident and offer our help and resources to you. Our attorneys can help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. 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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