Posted on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 at 12:31 am
Wallkill, NY (May 20, 2019) – A fatal car fire erupted on Sunday morning, May 19th, at the Sherwood Forest Garden Apartments in Scotchtown, according to authorities. The incident, which is actively under investigation, was reported to have started at an unspecified time.
According to police, one car caught fire for unknown reasons at the aforementioned location. While the flames damaged two other vehicles, only one person has been confirmed to have been involved in the incident. Emergency responders were immediately called to the scene.
Upon their arrival, authorities pronounced one person deceased. That individuals’ name has not been released at this time. Police stated that no criminality is suspected; however, the official cause of the fire is currently being investigated. No further information has been provided.
Fires and Explosions in New York
We would first like to extend our sincerest condolences and warmest thoughts and prayers to the loved ones of the victim during this tragic time. 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, particularly those which take place inside a vehicle or other closed-in space.
After such a disturbing event, it is important to understand that, as the bereaved family, 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 the members of our community 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 lost a loved one in a New York fire or explosion, please call 212-779-0057 today.
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