Clintondale, NY (March 28, 2019) – According to authorities, a woman was tragically killed during a house fire that broke out at a home on Crescent Avenue Wednesday afternoon, March 27th. 49-year-old Theresa Korzeniecki was reported to have lost her life in the fire which broke out just after 12:00 p.m.
Police, firefighters, and emergency medical crews were immediately dispatched to the scene, where the blaze quickly spread to the second floor before it was extinguished. Authorities began their investigation and, at this time, it is believed that the fire began in the wall behind the refrigerator. According to investigators, no foul play is currently suspected.
Responders discovered Korzeniecki’s body and pronounced her dead at the scene. Authorities are likely to be continuing their investigation into the events that led to this incident.
We would first like to offer our deepest condolences to the loved ones of Theresa Korzeniecki during this tragic and devastating time. Additionally, we would like to extend our appreciation to the brave firefighters who risk their lives each day for the members of our community. Many fires and explosions in New York prove to be catastrophically injurious or fatal, as they are among one of the most perilous situations that anyone may encounter.
Following such a dangerous event, it is important to realize that you may have the right to be compensated, particularly if your loss has been caused by the inattentive or criminal actions of another party or entity. At Hach & Rose, we understand that there is nothing as devastating as the sudden loss of a family member, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have lost a loved one in a New York fire or explosion, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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