Posted on Sunday, April 7th, 2019 at 2:29 pm
Portville, NY (April 7, 2019) – Last night, April 6th, around 8:30 p.m., multiple entities responded to the scene of a fire where two people received smoke inhalation injuries.
The two-story home at 1026 Portville-Olean Road caught on fire for reasons that are still under investigation. The incident was initially reported on the scanner around 8:30 p.m. after being called in by a neighbor who witnessed it.
Various units were called to the scene of the fire, including Portville, Weston Mills, Eldred, Clarksville, and more as it blazed out of control.
Tankers worked to douse the flames and protected nearby homes from the fire. The house was left vastly charred.
Two people were taken to the hospital after receiving smoke inhalation injuries and there has been no further word on their conditions.
Police continue to investigate the fire at this time.
Fires and Explosions in New York
We would like to take this time to extend our warmest thoughts and prayers to those who received injuries in this accident. When many people think about fires in New York, burn injuries might be the first thing that comes to mind. However, many people are unaware of the dangers that smoke inhalation injuries from a fire can bring as well. If you have been involved in a fire and you are finding it difficult to move forward past your injuries, you have many rights to compensation.
Our accident attorneys at Hach & Rose are here so that you do not have to stand alone as you work through the barriers of your case and toward compensation you deserve. We are proud of our passion for helping injured parties receive damages they deserve for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, and more following a fire event. Please contact us to find out how we can assist you in your time of need at 212-779-0057.
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