Posted on Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 4:59 am
Syracuse, NY (January 17, 2019) – One person was reported to have suffered injuries during a house fire that broke out at 445 West Kennedy Street on Wednesday morning, January 16. Syracuse firefighters were immediately called to the scene of the blaze which was stated to have started at around 10:30 a.m., according to the Syracuse Fire Department’s Deputy Fire Chief, Bob Cussen.
When fire crews arrived at the location, a man who lives at the residence had self-evacuated while suffering burns to his legs. Emergency medical crews quickly arrived at the scene where they immediately transported the injured man to Upstate University Hospital to be evaluated and treated. His current condition has not been released.
According to authorities, heavy smoke and flames extended from the first floor of the home to the attic as smoke also filled the street. No further information has been provided as the cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Fires and Explosions in New York
We would first like to extend our deepest sympathies to the injured victim of this fire, as we also extend our sincere gratitude to all of the New York firefighters who risk their lives each and every day. Tragically, many fires in New York are commonly fatal or seriously injurious as they are among one of the most harrowing situations that anyone may encounter.
Following such a dangerous event, it is absolutely essential to know that you may have the right to be compensated for your injuries, especially if your wounds were caused by the inattentiveness of another party or other entity. At Hach & Rose, we understand that there is nearly nothing as challenging as dealing with the aftermath of a sudden injury, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have been injured in a New York fire or explosion by no fault of your own, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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