Jersey City, NJ – Firefighters Injured in 5-Alarm Fire on Irving StNY/NJ Legal News
Jersey City, NJ (August 25, 2021) – Several people were injured as a result of a fire incident in the Jersey City area. Just before 3 a.m., on August 25, firefighters were notified that a major fire incident occurred on Irving Street that required their assistance.
Reports from firefighters show that a five-alarm fire broke out at the home located at 10 Irving Street during the early morning hours.
Crews stretched multiple lines to battle the heavy flames bursting through the roof of the home. Flames extended to neighboring homes, causing moderate damage in the area.
A total of seven fighters were treated for injuries sustained in the incident. By 4:12 a.m., the fire was declared under control. However, 18 residents were displaced.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with those harmed in this accident and their family at this time. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident in New York or New Jersey, it is crucial that you speak with a knowledgeable personal injury attorney as soon as possible to ensure your legal rights are protected.
Our New Jersey personal injury attorneys at Metro Law are available 24-hours a day to discuss your accident to determine what legal options are available for you to pursue. Contact our law firm today at (800) 469-6476 to be connected with an attorney to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience. Our team at MetroLaw.com is dedicated to helping you recover after being injured.
Fire incidents in Jersey City, New Jersey
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. While 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.
In many cases, victims suffer from devastating incidents due to the reckless actions of property owners. When victims are harmed in accidents, due to the negligent acts of a property owner, they may be able to file a legal claim against the property owner. These claims enable victims to collect compensation for lost wages and medical treatment they need to recover as well as various other financial burdens resulting from their accidents. In some cases, victims can reach out to a premises liability attorney in Jersey City to get the justice they deserve.
Jersey City Personal Injury Lawyers
Our New Jersey personal injury attorneys at Metro Law have over four decades of experience helping victims collect the maximum amount of compensation available for their legal claims. Our law firm strives to ensure those who are injured in fire incidents are fully and fairly compensated for medical treatment, lost wages, and various other damages they face moving forward. Contact our law firm today at (800) 469-6476 to meet with our personal injury attorneys in Jersey City to discuss the legal options available for you.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.