Staten Island, NY (May 16, 2021) – Around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, May 16, one person was injured in a house fire in Staten Island.
According to officials, the accident happened at 37 Reiss Lane when a fire started due to reasons that are not yet known. Approximately 100 firefighters arrived at the scene where they found that the two-story private dwelling was engulfed in flames.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person, who was identified only as an adult civilian, was injured due to the fire. Their condition is not yet known.
Fire crews had the fire completely under control by 12:15 p.m.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fires in New York
Fires occur in the blink of an eye throughout the state of New York. In fact, fires occur more commonly in New York than in many other states throughout the U.S. These incidents start due to many different reasons in both residential and commercial areas. Being injured in a house fire can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life, especially if you have suffered from serious injuries. If you have been hurt in a fire and wonder where you can turn, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
The aftermath of a New York house fire might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Some of the most life-altering injuries that stem from these incidents include smoke inhalation and burn injuries. These injuries can range anywhere from minor to severe in nature. If you have been injured in a house fire, you may be feeling helpless and alone. You should seek the immediate help of an accident attorney in your time of need after a fire.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to help you protect your rights after a fire. We understand how overwhelming the aftermath of a fire can be and offer our help and resources in your time of need. Our attorneys will ensure that your rights are being protected as you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-945-9033 for more information.
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