Hicksville, NY (May 3, 2019) – According to authorities, a local woman was tragically killed during a house fire that took place on Thursday afternoon, May 2nd. The blaze was reported to have taken place at approximately 1:00 p.m. on the second floor of a home located on Ketcham Avenue.
Officials stated that police and firefighters were immediately dispatched to the scene of the fire after receiving a call from an unidentified party. According to the Hicksville fire chief, crews arrived at the scene and had a difficult time entering the home. Emergency responders were eventually able to pull the unidentified 49-year-old female victim from the house.
Emergency medical crews immediately transported the victim to Nassau University Medical Center. She was sadly pronounced deceased a short time later. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation at this time.
We would first like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the victim during this tragic and devastating time. Many fires and explosions in New York prove to be critically injurious or fatal, as they are one of the most dangerous situations that anyone may face at any time. We thank our brave firefighters for risking their lives for the members of our community.
After such a perilous event, it is essential to realize that, as the bereaved family, you may have the right to be compensated for your loss. This is particularly true in the event that 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 New York fire or explosion. If you have lost a loved one in a New York fire, please call 212-779-0057 today.
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