Posted on Friday, May 10th, 2019 at 12:03 am
East Patchogue, NY (May 9, 2019) – A fire that broke out inside of an apartment on Wednesday night, May 8th, resulted in at least minor injuries to one individual. Authorities stated that firefighters arrived at the scene after the blaze began at approximately 9:15 p.m. due to reasons that have not been confirmed at this time.
The fire tore through the apartment at the La Bonne Vie apartment building as responders made their way to the scene. According to police, the fire was ultimately contained to one apartment unit and the resident was reported to have made it out uninjured. Emergency medical crews at the scene confirmed that the injured party was a firefighter who had to be taken to the hospital for treatment.
There is currently no word on the exact condition of the injured firefighter or the events that led to the fire. The investigation is ongoing.
New York Fires and Explosions
We would first like to extend our sincere sympathies to the victim as we genuinely hope for their full recovery at this time. Unfortunately, many fires and explosions in New York prove to be fatal or catastrophically injurious and we would like to take this time to express our utmost gratitude for the men and women firefighters who risk their lives each day for the members of our community.
After such a perilous event, it is important to understand that as a victim, you may have the right to be compensated in the event that your suffering was caused by the actions of another party. At Hach & Rose, we are passionate about easing the burdens for victims as much as possible, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have been injured in a New York fire or explosion, please call 212-779-0057 today.
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