Seatac, WA (July 12, 2021) - A fire resulted in multiple injuries and left one man in critical condition on Saturday, July 10, in the Seatac area.
Local reports revealed that the blaze occurred at the Hanover apartments located at the 3100 block of S. 192nd Street, roughly one mile from the Seatac airport. Firefighters were called to the scene near the time of 11:25 p.m. that evening. The fire spread quickly throughout the building, requiring multiple emergency responders to be called to the scene.
A total of four patients were transported to Harborview Medical Center for the treatment of sustained injuries, including two women, a man in critical condition, and an infant. A total of 85 residents of the building were displaced due to the fire. Arson is suspected in the fire, and a suspect is currently in custody.
No further updates have been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the incident is being managed by local officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Apartment Fires in Seattle WA
Significant flames can cause serious and often fatal harm to anyone who has the misfortune to be caught in them. After being involved in a structural fire, third-degree burns and smoke inhalation injuries are quite prevalent. Every year, around 354,400 home fires are reported across the United States. Each year, these fires result in approximately 2,000 civilian deaths and over 10,000 civilian injuries.
The majority of individuals are unaware of state laws, insurance regulations, or what to do when they are hurt in an apartment fire, which can be a major obstacle in filing a personal injury claim. Serious accident victims frequently struggle to grasp their constitutional protections in time to protect themselves, and the initial minutes following an accident are critical in obtaining compensatory damages. A knowledgeable Seattle personal injury attorney can help you file a claim and collect damages including medical bills, lost income, and other losses. You are not required to pursue a personal injury claim on your own, but speaking with an experienced attorney may help you recover lost income.
Dore Law Group's Washington personal injury lawyers are dedicated to assisting victims in rebuilding their lives following tragic events, and we want to ensure that those responsible are made liable. For many years, our firm has represented the rights of Seattle apartment fire victims in personal injury lawsuits. We've helped people from all across the state get back on their feet after being wounded in a building fire.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a Seattle structure fire, call our firm at 253-236-3888 immediately once. You may relax knowing that your case is in good hands.
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