Posted on Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 at 4:42 am
Farmingville, NY (December 10, 2018) – At around11:30 p.m. on Sunday night, December 9, a massive house fire broke out inside of a home on Elder Avenue in Farmingville. The Long Island fire tragically claimed the life of one person as it also resulted in the injuries of a firefighter.
Dispatchers sent firefighters and emergency medical crews to the scene of the fire that had to attack from all angles, according to authorities. Paramedics who arrived at the scene were unable to save at least one person who was sadly pronounced dead due to their injuries.
One firefighter was also reported to have been injured as they were helped away the scene to be treated. At this time, there has been no word concerning any firefighters being hospitalized. No further information has been provided in regards to anyone involved in the fire.
Investigators are currently looking into the cause of this incident.
New York Fires and Explosions
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the loved ones of the victim who sadly lost their life injured during this fire, first and foremost. We also wish to offer our deepest appreciation to the New York firefighters who risk their lives each and every day as we hope for the injured victim’s full recovery.
Fires in New York often prove to be fatal or at least very seriously injurious as they are one of the most dangerous conditions that anyone may encounter. After such a difficult occurrence, it is terribly essential to know that you may have the right to be reimbursed for your loses, particularly if they were caused by another party’s negligence or blatantly criminal behavior.
At Hach & Rose, our New York accident attorneys are devoted to helping those who have been affected by the actions of another person or entity, such as a manufacturer or landlord. If you have lost a loved one in aNew York fire or explosion, please call (212) 779-0057 and let us put our experience to work for you today.
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