Posted on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 at 12:10 am
Buffalo, NY (April 30, 2019) – Just shortly before 6:00 p.m. on Monday evening, April 29th, police and firefighters were called to the scene of a house fire on Johnson Street. The fire was reported to have broken out on the first floor of the home at around the aforementioned time for reasons that have not been confirmed at this time.
According to authorities, firefighters arrived quickly along with emergency medical crews in order to control the blaze and assist any injured parties. Officials stated that an unidentified 78-year-old woman was reported to have sustained second and third-degree burns to her body.
The victim was immediately rushed to Erie County Medical Center, where she is currently being treated. At this time, the patient remains listed in critical condition. Investigators are currently working to determine the cause of the fire.
Fires and Explosions in New York
We would first like to extend our sincere sympathies to the injured victim as we wholeheartedly wish for her full recovery. Unfortunately, many fires and explosions in New York prove to be seriously injurious or fatal, as they are one of the most dangerous situations that anyone may face at any time, and we extend our deep gratitude to the numerous brave firefighters who risk their lives for the members of our community each and every day.
Following such a hazardous event, it is important to understand that you may have the right to be compensated, especially if your suffering has been caused by the actions of another party. At Hach & Rose, we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have in regards to your involvement in a fire. If you have suffered injuries in a New York fire or explosion due to no fault of your own, please call 212-779-0057 today.
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