Brooklyn, NY – Four-Alarm Fire on East 17th Street Leads to Injuries in Fourteen
Brooklyn, NY (June 16, 2019) – Around 4:04 a.m. on Thursday of this week, emergency responders were called to the scene of a four-alarm fire on East 17th Street.
The fire was so severe that it spread quickly, coming inside three homes next to it. 170 firefighters were called to the scene to put out the blaze.
Paramedics were called to the scene of the fire to tend to injuries in 11 civilians, including a six-week-old child, as well as three firemen. All of the parties were transported to the hospital and are expected to recover, but we do not know their conditions at this time.
The structural integrity of the homes is being determined by safety officials, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time.
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Our sincerest sympathies are warmly extended to those who suffered in this serious fire, with the hopes that all injured parties will receive full recoveries at this time. We would also like to extend our gratitude to the many firefighters who put their lives on the line to assist those in need during this difficult time. Many people wonder how they will gain the strength to move forward after they have been involved in a New York fire. Though it can be difficult, it is essential to have the help of an attorney on your side if you have been injured in one of these incidents.
Our attorneys at Hach & Rose have handled many fire-related incidents and want you to know that, if you have suffered harm at the hands of a reckless party, you have a right to receive compensation for medical bills, emotional suffering, lost wages, and more. It is possible to ease your burdens and start walking on the right path toward obtaining compensation. Please reach out to us as soon as possible at 212-779-0057.
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