Staten Island, NY (February 10, 2019) – One person died in a house fire that took place on Thursday at 170 Hatfield Place. The accident took place in the early morning hours.
The fire started on the first floor of a two-story home. Two victims had to be treated by EMS crews. However, one 21-year-old female who has not been identified was found unconscious and unresponsive inside the home by firefighters who arrived at the scene.
The female was quickly transported in critical condition to the Richmond University Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased.
Firefighters were able to get the fire under control by 7 a.m. and the cause of the fire has not yet been determined.
Fires start every day across New York for a wide variety of reasons, causing serious injuries and even fatalities to those involved. We would like to take this time to extend our sincere sympathies to those involved in this fire with the hopes that they will be able to find peace and comfort as they recover during this difficult time. New York fires are one of the most perilous situations that can take place at any given time and we want to ensure that you understand what your rights are at this time.
At Hach & Rose, we have handled many accident cases involving fires, as these accidents can take place for a variety of reasons and cause chaos to those involved. We realize that there are many things that are quite as difficult as an unexpected injury and we are here for you 24/7 to answer all of your questions that you might have. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us as soon as possible at 212-779-0057.
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