Posted on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 at 10:30 pm
Brownville, NY (May 15, 2019) – A woman was seriously injured on Tuesday evening, May 14th, after an explosion in a garage occurred at a home on Carr Road, according to authorities. Fire crews stated that the incident took place at approximately 7:30 p.m. at the garage located at 20800 Carr Road.
According to authorities, an explosion is believed to have led to the fire, which resulted in the presence of firefighters and emergency medical crews at the scene. Paramedics arrived to find the unidentified woman suffering from burn injuries and she was immediately airlifted to Upstate Medical University in Syracuse for treatment.
Officials are not sure as to whether or not an explosion actually occurred, as the cause of the fire is actively under investigation at this time. The garage has been reported as a total loss but no further information concerning the incident or the condition of the victim has been made available.
Fires and Explosions in New York
We would first like to extend our sincerest sympathies to the victim of this incident as we can only hope she is able to fully recover from her injuries. Unfortunately, many fires and explosions in New York prove to be fatal or catastrophically injurious, and we extend our gratitude to the New York firefighters who risk their lives for the fellow members of our community.
After such a hazardous event, it is essential 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 or other entity. At Hach & Rose, we are passionate about easing the burdens for victims and their loved ones as much as possible, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have been hurt in a New York fire or explosion, please call 212-779-0057 today.
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