Posted on Friday, June 14th, 2019 at 12:20 am
Slingerlands, NY (June 13, 2019) – According to Bethlehem Police, an apartment fire broke out early on Thursday morning, June 13th, that tragically resulted in the death of one person and the injuries of two others. The incident took place around 2:00 a.m. at an apartment located at 26 Meadowbrook Drive.
Fire crews arrived at the scene along with police and emergency medical professionals in order to fight the blaze and attend to any victims. Officials were able to confirm that one person died in the fire and two more victims suffered at least minor injuries. At this time, it has not been made clear as to whether or not the injured victims were hospitalized.
The cause of the fire is actively under investigation and police have not reported on the identities of anyone involved.
Fires and Explosions in New York
First and foremost, we would like to express our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the deceased victim during this terribly devastating time. Of course, we also wish to express our sympathies for the injured parties, as well as our gratitude for the brave New York firefighters who risk their lives for the citizens of our community.
Many fires and explosions in New York prove to be fatal, or at least critically injurious, as a fast-moving fire generally poses unparalleled dangers. After such a harrowing event, it is important for victims and loved ones to realize that they may have the right to be compensated for their unfortunate suffering.
At Hach & Rose, we are here for you 24/7 as we are committed to assisting those who have been affected by the negligence of another party or other entity. If you have lost a loved one or suffered injuries in a New York fire or explosion, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 and let us put our experience to work for you today.
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