Massapequa, NY (November 28, 2018) – One man was reported to have tragically lost his life in a house fire that broke out Tuesday night, November 27. According to officials who arrived on the scene, the fire started at approximately 9:45 p.m. in the garage of the Long Island home.
Firefighters were called to the scene to battle the blaze that was reported to be quickly spreading through a home located on Martin Street in Massapequa, according to authorities. Two people were stated to have made it out of the house safely, however, one man remained trapped inside and sadly lost his life in the fire.
Officials confirmed that the fire started in the garage and then rapidly spread to the rest of the house. Unfortunately, the cause of the fire is currently unknown.
No further information has been made available at this time, as investigators are actively looking into the events that led to the blaze.
We would like to extend our sincere sympathies and deepest condolences to the loved ones of the victim who tragically died during this fire, above all else. We also wish to extend our deep appreciation to the New York firefighters who fought the blaze as we maintain hope for the full recoveries of both injured victims.
Fires in New York often prove to be deadly or seriously injurious as they are one of the most threatening situations that anyone can encounter. Following such a troubling occurrence, it is essential to know that you may have the right to be reimbursed for your injuries, particularly if the incident was due to another party’s negligence or blatant criminal behavior.
At Hach & Rose, our New York accident attorneys are dedicated to assisting those who have been hurt by the actions of another person or entity. If you have suffered injuries in a New York fire or explosion, call us at 212-779-0057 and let us put our knowledge and experience to work on your behalf.
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