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Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY – Two Workers Injured Following Garbage Truck Fire

Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY – Two Workers Injured Following Garbage Truck Fire

Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY (February 8, 2019) – Firefighters in the Upper West Side of Manhattan arrived to extinguish a garbage truck fire that broke out and injured two workers on Friday morning, February 8. The incident happened at around 6:30 a.m. at the intersection of Columbus Avenue and West 89th Street.

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Larchmont, NY – Man Seriously Burned by Defective Product Incident with E-Cigarette Battery

Larchmont, NY – Man Seriously Burned by Defective Product Incident with E-Cigarette Battery

Larchmont, NY (January 28, 2019) – Police have stated that a man suffered severe burns on Monday morning, January 28, when an e-cigarette battery exploded in his pocket. Authorities reported that the incident took place along Pryer Lane at around 8:30 a.m. prompting responses from police, as well as paramedics.

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Albion, NY – Update: New Details and Names Released in Explosion and Fire on Elmwood Avenue

Staten Island, NY – One Person Died in House Fire on Hatfield Place

Albion, NY (January 17, 2019) – Authorities have released new details along with the names of the couple who were severely injured after an explosion caused a massive fire at a home on Elmwood Avenue Wednesday evening, January 16. According to police, 81-year-old Vincenzo Spampanato and his wife, 71-year-old, Felicia Spampanato are currently in guarded condition in the burn unit at Strong Memorial Hospital after the incident that took place in the village of Albion.

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Albion, NY – Elderly Couple Injured in House Fire on Elmwood Avenue

Watertown, NY – Two Children Among Three Killed in House Fire

Albion, NY (January 16, 2019) – Police reported explosions and a massive fire that broke out at the home of an elderly couple on Wednesday evening, January 16. According to the Albion Police Department, the incident started at around 6:00 p.m. at a house located on Elmwood Avenue in the town of Albion.

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Manhattan, NY – Two People Dead Following Severe Fire Early Saturday

Far Rockaway, NY – One Injured in 4-Alarm Fire at Queens Apartment Building

Manhattan, NY (January 13, 2019) – Early yesterday, January 12, two people lost their lives after a severe fire broke out. The incident happened in a high-rise building on East 52nd Street.

An 85-year-old woman, identified as Mary Merow, tragically lost her life at the River House on East 52nd. Her 89-year-old husband, John Merow, was taken to the hospital but sadly succumbed to his injuries there.

Several firefighters worked to contain the blaze and were also injured in the serious incident. Two firefighters were hospitalized with serious injuries but are expected to make a full recovery. One also had minor injuries and two others refused medical attention for their injuries.

The fire was under control within an hour. The investigation into the incident continues at this time.

New York Fires and Explosions

Manhattan, NY – Two People Dead Following Severe Fire Early Saturday

We would like to take this time to offer our deepest condolences and warmest thoughts to the loved ones who have lost somebody closest to them in a horrific and life-changing fire. We would also like to extend our gratitude to the firefighters who put their lives on the line for us every day across New York.

New York fires tend to bring serious results and take place every day. Many people will be injured with burns or from smoke inhalation, while others will lose their lives in these horrific accidents that can very quickly blaze out of control. Following one of these harrowing and complex events, it is important to always understand that you have many rights and can be compensated for your losses, even when you are the family and friends of a loved one who has tragically passed away in one of these accidents. At Hach & Rose, we want you to understand that you never stand alone during one of these difficult times. Contact us today to find out what we can do for you at 212-779-0057.

Note: Secondary sources were used to create this piece and, because of this, the information included has not been independently verified. If you notice a factual issue with our posting, please bring it to our attention and we will correct or remove it as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.


Westerlo, NY – Man Badly Injured in Welding Accident, Fire Results

Watertown, NY – Two Children Among Three Killed in House Fire

Westerlo, NY (January 6, 2019) – A man on Slade Hill was badly injured last night, January 5, when he was involved in a welding accident that then caused a fire in a home.

Allegedly, the man had been attempting to weld an oil tank when it suddenly exploded. Emergency workers arrived at the scene of the accident and took the man to the Albany Medical Center. The extent of his injuries are unknown at this time, but police officers say that they were serious in nature.

The accident happened at 6:11 p.m. at 8 Slade Hill Road. The owner of the home was at work when explosions could be heard across the area. A fire erupted and spread across the home, causing extensive damages. The flames have since been battled by firefighters.

Police have not yet released the name of the man but their investigation into the matter continues at this time.

New York Work Accidents

Westerlo, NY – Man Badly Injured in Welding Accident, Fire Results

Every year across New York, many people are injured in work-related accidents that take place for a variety of reasons. Some of these accidents happen due to other negligent parties and sometimes they take place due to defects and a variety of other reasons. You have many rights when it come to your accident and we are here to stand by your side.

At Hach & Rose, we understand how important it is for you to be able to move forward after you have sustained serious injuries in an accident. You might be suffering from many physical, financial, and emotional effects due to your accident and wonder how you can move forward during one of the most difficult times of your life. We are here for you 24/7 when it comes to receiving results in your claim. As members of the community, we are devoted to helping innocent victims work through the recovery process. Contact us for more information today at 212-779-0057.

Note: Secondary sources were used to create this piece and, because of this, the information included has not been independently verified. If you notice a factual issue with our posting, please bring it to our attention and we will correct or remove it as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.


Midtown, Manhattan, NY – Hot Dog Cart Burst into Flames Causing Injuries

Mount Vernon, NY – Elderly Woman Injured in House fire on Garden Street

Midtown, Manhattan, NY (December 19, 2018) – Police are actively investigating the cause of an accident in which a hot dog car caught fire and injured one individual on Tuesday night, December 18. The incident, which may be considered a workplace accident, was stated to have taken place on 45th Street and 6th Avenue shortly after 7:00 p.m.

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South Bristol, NY – Update: Victims of Ontario County House Fire, Identified

Staten Island, NY – One Person Died in House Fire on Hatfield Place

South Bristol, NY (November 30, 2018) – The names of the two victims who tragically lost their lives in a house fire on Egypt Valley Road have now been released. The Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the deceased parties as 74-year-old Vicky Todd and 68-year-old Pamela Osinski. According to officials, the two victims were sisters who lived together at the residence.

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Melrose, Bronx, NY – Two NYPD Officers Among Five Injured After Manhole Explodes

Melrose, Bronx, NY – Two NYPD Officers Among Five Injured After Manhole Explodes

Melrose, Bronx, NY (November 9, 2018) – An incident in which a manhole cover exploded underneath a parked car has been reported in the Melrose section of the Bronx Friday night, November 9. The explosion was stated to have taken place on East 156th Street at approximately 7:30 p.m.

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Henrietta, NY – Natural Gas Explosion Injures One on Jefferson Road

Far Rockaway, NY – One Injured in 4-Alarm Fire at Queens Apartment Building

Henrietta, NY (October 9, 2018) – An explosion occurred at a business on Jefferson Road Tuesday morning, October 9, according to fire officials. Firefighters were reported to have responded to a natural gas explosion that took place at around 10:30 a.m. in Henrietta.

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