Edenwald, NY – Two Injured Including One Firefighter in Bronx High-Rise Blaze
Edenwald, NY (April 24, 2019) – Authorities stated that at least two people suffered injuries during a fire at a high-rise apartment building early on Wednesday morning, April 23rd. According to fire officials, the blaze broke out at approximately 3:00 a.m. at a complex on East 229th Drive South.
The fire at the residential building was reported to have started on the 13th floor for reasons that are currently under investigation. Emergency medical responders accompanied police and firefighters at the scene of the incident, where one civilian and one firefighter were stated to have suffered injuries.
Both injured parties were immediately transported to nearby hospitals but the extent of their injuries has not been provided at this time. Investigators are actively working to determine the cause of this fire, as no further information has been released.
Fires and Explosions in New York
We would first like to extend our sincere sympathies to both injured parties. 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, and we extend our deep gratitude to the numerous brave firefighters who risk their lives for the members of our community each and every day.
Following such a perilous event, it is important to understand that you may have the right to be compensated, especially if your suffering has been caused by the actions of another party. At Hach & Rose, we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have in regards to your involvement in a fire. If you have 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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