Tacoma, WA (June 15, 2021) - One person was left with injuries in the aftermath of a house fire in the Tacoma area on Sunday, June 13.
The incident was reported early that morning at around 8 a.m. Firefighters were dispatched to the site of the blaze at a residence located at the 600 block of S. G Street. Smoke and flames were reportedly observable from the road.
Emergency responders located one person inside the structure. The injured party was treated at the scene before being transported to a nearby medical facility for further medical aid. No other injuries were reported.
Firefighters had to cut a hole in the roof in order to extinguish the flames. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.
At this time, our thoughts and prayers are with the victim and their family. We send you our warmest condolences and best wishes for a fast recovery.
House Fires in Tacoma Washington
Over 300,000 residential building fires are reported to fire departments throughout the United States each year. Thousands of civilians are killed and billions of dollars are lost each year as a result of fires. House fires are responsible for roughly half of all civilian injuries recorded in the United States each year. House fires are on the rise, with a 1% increase from 2017 to 2018. Third-degree burns and smoke inhalation injuries are very common after being involved in a structure fire, and inhaling smoke increases your chances of dying from a major burn or another condition. Residential structure fires contribute annually to over 2,000 civilian fatalities and over 10,000 civilian injuries.
After being critically wounded in a home fire, victims typically struggle to grasp their rights in time to defend themselves, and the minutes immediately after any disaster are critical in securing your compensatory damages. The majority of individuals are unaware of state regulations, insurance coverage, or what can be done if they are wounded in a home fire, which may be a stumbling block when filing a personal injury claim. Thankfully, you are not required to pursue a personal injury claim on your own, and contacting an experienced attorney may help you recover lost money. An experienced Tacoma personal injury attorney can help you file a claim and collect damages including medical costs, lost earnings, and other losses.
After years of defending the rights of Tacoma accident victims, Dore Law Group has considerable experience in personal injury law, and we have assisted clients from all across the state recover fully after being wounded in a structural fire. Our Washington personal injury attorneys are dedicated to assisting victims in rebuilding their lives after tragic events, and we want to ensure that those responsible are held accountable. If you have been injured in a Tacoma home fire, contact our law office immediately at 253-236-3888. You may be certain that your case is in good hands.
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