New Brighton, Staten Island, NY (March 11, 2019) – A small fire that broke out an apartment building was reported to have resulted in the hospitalization of one person who suffered burns, according to the FDNY. The incident was stated to have happened at an unspecified time on Monday, March 11th, at an apartment located in New Brighton.
Dispatchers sent police, along with fire crews and paramedics, to the scene of the blaze at 388 Richmond Terrace. Paramedics who responded to the call confirmed that they had transported one patient to Staten Island University Hospital in Ocean Breeze. The victim has been reported to be in serious condition at this time.
Authorities who commented on the incident stated that the fire was rather small but no further details have been provided. The events that led to the fire are actively being investigated at this time.
We would first like to extend our deepest sympathies to the victim of this fire, as we hope for their full recovery. Additionally, we would like to extend our appreciation to the numerous brave firefighters who worked to extinguish this blaze. Many fires and explosions in New York can quickly prove to be terribly injurious or fatal as they are one of the most perilous situations that anyone may face at any time.
After such a dangerous event, it is essential to understand that you may have the right to be compensated, especially if your suffering has been caused by the negligent or criminal actions of another party. At Hach & Rose, we realize that there are few things as difficult as dealing with a sudden injury, and as members of the community, we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have suffered injuries in a New York fire or explosion, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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