Brooklyn, NY – Four Seriously Hurt in Structure Fire on Rockaway PkwyNY/NJ Legal News
Brooklyn, NY (August 14, 2023) – A 911 call was made to authorities in Brooklyn on the afternoon of August 14 concerning a serious structure fire. Firefighters responded to the scene where the sixth floor of a building had caught fire.
Reports show that people were jumping out of the building from the fifth floor. The incident occurred in the 100 block of the Rockaway Parkway. Fire crews helped several injured victims at the scene.
Reports show that four individuals suffered injuries in the blaze. However, the extent of their injuries remains unknown at this time.
Approximately an hour after it started, fire crews had the blaze under control. Police in Brooklyn continue to investigate the circumstances of the fire.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved in this incident in Brooklyn. We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries.
New York Structure Fires
Being involved in a fire incident can have a detrimental impact on a person’s life. Losing your home, belongings, and livelihood instantly can leave victims feeling overwhelmed and defeated. Although we can take various steps to prevent fires from happening, there is no method that is 100% effective for every circumstance. Although some fires are the result of negligence, there are numerous cases where victims suffer debilitating injuries as a result of defective appliances and faulty wiring.
Regrettably, we continue to see fires that occur throughout our state at an alarming rate. Not only do many victims lose their homes and belongings, but many of them are also left with debilitating injuries that can cost them a lot of time, energy, and money. In fact, fires throughout New Jersey leave hundreds of victims with devastating injuries each year. Many victims sustain painful burn injuries, and smoke inhalation, and are left with permanent scarring. When victims are injured in accidents, due to preventable circumstances, it is crucial that they reach out to a burn injury attorney in Brooklyn as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward.
Working with a knowledgeable, aggressive, and effective legal team is a victim’s best bet for recovering after being harmed in a fire incident. For over 40 years, Metro Law’s personal injury team has helped countless victims collect the maximum amount of compensation available for their legal claims. Our team understands the challenges victims face after sustaining serious burn injuries. For this reason, we strive to help them collect the maximum amount of compensation available to alleviate the costs of medical treatment and more. Contact our injury accident attorneys in New Jersey at (800) 469-6476 to explore the legal options available for you. We offer free consultations and don’t charge any fees upfront. Unless you are able to collect full and fair financial compensation for your losses and damages, you won’t owe us anything. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain when you work with our firm, so call us as soon as you can to learn more about how we can help you recover.