Jersey City, NJ – Seven Firefighters Injured Battling Structure Fire on Bergen Ave

Jersey City, NJ – Seven Firefighters Injured Battling Structure Fire on Bergen Ave

Jersey City, NJ (September 05, 2022) – Seven firefighters sustained injuries on Sunday, September 4th while battling a three-alarm blaze in Jersey City.

The fire, which was brought under control by that afternoon, took place in the 600th block of Bergen Avenue.

Firefighters learned of the fire after a bystander ran to their firehouse to alert them.

The fire left two apartment buildings with considerable damage. 

All seven firemen were transported to an area hospital with what are believed to be non-critical injuries. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Liability for Structure Fires in New Jersey 

Jersey City, NJ - Seven Firefighters Injured Battling Structure Fire on Bergen Ave

Along with establishing the source of the fire, it is critical to determine if the action or inaction of another person or entity played a role in either the cause of the fire itself or a resident’s inability to flee the residence to safety. 

Some of the main causes of house fires in New Jersey include:  

  • Defective appliances
  • Obsolete or worn electrics
  • Broken or incorrectly installed gas lines
  • Obstructed chimney flues
  • Faulty or broken furnaces or boilers

Reach out to the house fire attorneys at Metro Law in New Jersey by calling (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help you.

If investigators are able to determine that an outside party was in fact negligent, an injured victim would have a valid claim against the liable party. 

Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

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.