Posted on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 at 12:47 am
Buffalo, NY (May 20, 2019) – An elderly woman was tragically found dead following a two-alarm fire that broke out at a home on Harlow Place. The incident occurred on Monday afternoon, May 20th as a fire started at approximately 3:30 p.m.
According to authorities, the blaze broke out and quickly resulted in the presence of fire crews at the scene. The Buffalo Fire Department worked to quickly extinguish the blaze and found one unidentified resident inside the home. Unfortunately, that person was pronounced dead at the scene.
Emergency medical crews were promptly dispatched to the site, where they confirmed that three firefighters suffered injuries while battling the blaze. Two victims suffered burns while one sustained a twisted knee. The current conditions of all victims are unknown, and police work to determine the cause of this incident.
Fires and Explosions in New York
Before moving on, we would first like to offer our deep condolences to the loved ones of the deceased victim. We also hope that the injured firefighters are able to make full recoveries. Unfortunately, many fires and explosions in New York prove to be catastrophically injurious or fatal as they are one of the most dangerous situations that anyone may face at any time. We extend our gratitude to the countless brave firefighters who risk their lives for the members of our community every day.
After such a perilous event, it is important to understand that you may have the significant right to be compensated for your suffering, particularly if your pain has been caused by the actions of another party or other entity. At Hach & Rose, we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have lost a loved one or 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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