Hicksville, NY – Two People Suffer Serious Injuries in House Fire
Hicksville, NY (March 9, 2019) – This morning, authorities say that two people received serious injuries due to a house fire that took place on Bunker Lane around 7:30 a.m. Firefighters had the fire under control by 9:10 a.m.
Police say that the 55-year-old man and his 20-year-old daughter were injured and taken to the Nassau University Medical Center for treatment. He suffered from burns and she had smoke inhalation injuries. Both have since been released.
The fire marshal said that the fire does not appear to have started for suspicious reasons. At this time, authorities continue to investigate what could have caused it.
The fire is believed to have started in the home kitchen of those who lived there, which was undergoing renovations at the time.
More than 100 firefighters from multiple departments responded to the enormous fire.
Fires and Explosions in New York
Every day, fires start for a variety of reasons across New York. In New York, fires are known to spread quickly and can do a lot of damage in a short period of time. We would like to extend our sympathies to those involved and our gratitude to the firefighters of New York who protect us at all times. Your New York fire accident case might be a complicated manner that you do not want to handle on your own.
At Hach & Rose, our experienced attorneys understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of one of these traumatic events and do not want you to stand alone. You have a right to compensation if the fire started for reasons that were no fault of your own. Please contact us at 212-779-0057 to find out what we can do for you.
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