Marion, NY (February 18, 2019) – A house fire that happened on Monday afternoon, February 18, tragically claimed the life of one person. The fire was reported to have started around 2:00 p.m. at a home on Cory Corners Road, according to authorities.
Multiple crews were immediately called to the scene of the blaze, which had fully engulfed the home by the time they arrived. At least one person was unaccounted for when responders arrived at the scene, according to family members. Emergency medical professionals were brought to the location.
Firefighters worked to extinguish the flames and one person was reported to have been killed as a result. At this time, only one person is believed to have died in the fire; that individuals’ identity will be released tomorrow. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Before moving on, we wish to extend our deepest condolences and our warmest thoughts to the loved ones of the deceased victim. Tragically, fires and explosions in New York often prove to be fatal, as they are one of the most hazardous situations anyone may face at any time.
After such a dangerous situation, it is terribly important to understand that you may have the right to be compensated for your loss, particularly in the event that your suffering has been caused by the negligent or criminal actions of another party. At Hach & Rose, we know that there is nothing as devastating as the sudden loss of a loved one.
As compassionate members of the community, we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have lost a family member in a New York fire, please call 212-779-0057 today.
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