South Jamaica, Queens, NY (November 6, 2018) – A fire was reported to have ripped through a home on 123rd Street, leaving one person hospitalized on Monday, November 6. The fire took place late Monday night, however, the exact time has not been specified.
Firefighters were quickly called to the scene of the fire that engulfed a house on 123rd Street in the South Jamaica section of Queens. Emergency crews accompanied fire rescue personnel on the scene in order to attend to any victims who may have been injured during the blaze.
Firefighters worked to get the flames under control as quickly as possible and at least one person was confirmed to have sustained injuries. However, while injuries were verified at the scene, it has not been reported as to the severity of the victims’ wounds, at this time.
There is currently no word as to the events that led to this incident, although investigators stated that the fire began on the first floor of the home.
There have been no further details provided at this time as the investigation is ongoing.
We would like to offer our warmest wishes to the victim of this fire as we extend our gratitude to the New York firefighters who risked their lives battling the blaze. Fires in New York often prove to be deadly as they are one of the most dangerous situations for anyone to encounter. Following such a distressing experience, it is important to understand that you have the right to be compensated for your losses in the event that your injuries due to someone else’s careless or criminal behavior.
At Hach & Rose, our New York accident attorneys are dedicated to assisting those affected by the actions of others. If you have been injured in a New York fire or explosion, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 and let us go to work on your behalf.
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