Newark, NJ – Firefighter Injured in 2-Alarm Fire at St. Lucy’s Church on 7th Ave

Newark, NJ – Firefighter Injured in 2-Alarm Fire at St. Lucy’s Church on 7th Ave

Newark, NJ (June 2, 2021) – A major fire incident in Newark on Tuesday sent one person to a local hospital with injuries. At around 2:35 p.m., on June 1, the Newark police and firefighters responded to the scene of a fire incident at St. Lucy’s Church on 7th Avenue.

Reports from authorities show that a fire broke out in the rectory of the church during the afternoon hours. The incident prompted the swift evacuation of the building. Firefighters arrived at the scene and began battling the blaze. By 3:26 p.m., the fire was declared under control.

One firefighter sustained injuries as a result of the fire. The victim was transported to a local hospital for further care. 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 is dedicated to helping you recover after being injured.

Fire Incidents in New Jersey

Newark, NJ – Firefighter Injured in 2-Alarm Fire at St. Lucy’s Church on 7th AveBeing 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 around 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. In fact, fires throughout New Jersey leave hundreds of victims with devastating injuries each year. Many victims sustain painful burn injuries, 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 New Jersey 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 attorneys in New Jersey have 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.

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.