New York, NY – Two People Injured in Fire on W 140th St

New York, NY – Two People Injured in Fire on W 140th St

New York, NY (June 30, 2020) – Just after 8:30 p.m., on June 29, the New York Fire Department was called to the scene of a fire incident in the 500 block of West 140th Street.

Reports from the FDNY show that a fire broke out on the third floor of the apartment building located on West 140th Street. Firefighters battled the blaze for over 30-minutes before taking control of the fire after spreading to the fourth floor. Two residents inside the building suffered injuries in the accident. Both victims were transported to local hospitals for treatment. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this incident.

Fire Incidents in New York

6.30 New York, NY – Two People Injured in Fire on W 140th StEvery year, fires leave thousands of families displaced across the United States. Unfortunately, many victims lose their homes and all of their possessions in these horrific incidents. To make matters even worse, far too many victims incur burn injuries due to defective products and appliances, faulty wiring, or the negligence of others. When victims are harmed in these horrific incidents, it is imperative that they reach out to a premises liability attorney in New York at their earliest convenience.

Our team at Metro Law has extensive experience helping victims collect the maximum amount of compensation available after suffering devastating burn injuries. Our personal injury attorneys in New York strive to help those harmed collect full and fair compensation for medical treatment, property damages, and a variety of other losses resulting from devastating fires. Contact our law firm at (800) 469-6476 to explore legal options available for you.

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.