Brooklyn, NY (November 8, 2020) – Police and fire crews were called to the scene of a fire that occurred on Thursday, November 5, in Brooklyn.
Officials confirmed that the fire started in a home on 50th Street around the area of 17th Avenue. The fire began in the home’s dryer and quickly spread throughout the rest of the home. Fire crews were quickly able to put out the fire to prevent it from spreading to other nearby homes.
Paramedics were immediately dispatched to the scene of the fire. One person suffered from unknown injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances leading up to the fire continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
House Fires in New York
New York is known for having more fires throughout the state than many other states in the U.S. In one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 27,053 structural fires took place within the entire state. Out of these incidents, a wide array led to injuries and some even took the lives of others. Not every fire will lead to injuries but some end in burn injuries and smoke inhalation. If you have suffered injuries as a result of a house fire, it is imperative that you have the skilled help of an accident attorney by your side
Being injured in a fire might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured in your life. The unfortunate reality is that many fires start due to the negligence of others, even though you may suffer the consequences. You may have spent a long time in the hospital or away from work, which can impact your life on physical and financial levels. It is imperative that you speak with a skilled personal injury attorney in New York after an accident that was caused by another party.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here for you after you have suffered losses due to the negligence of another party. We understand how challenging it can be to move forward after you have suffered a variety of losses due to a fire that is not your fault. You have options and should never have to stand alone during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on how we can assist you.
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