Newark, NJ – Firefighter Injured in Fire Incident on S 14th St

Newark, NJ – Firefighter Injured in Fire Incident on S 14th St

Newark, NJ (June 18, 2021) – One person was hospitalized with injuries following a two-alarm fire incident in New Jersey on Thursday. Just after 11 a.m., on June 17, emergency crews were notified that a fire incident took place on South 14th Street.

Reports from authorities indicate that a fire broke out in a vacant two-and-a-half-story residence during the morning hours. Over 70 firefighters responded to the scene to battle the blaze. The fire quickly spread to a three-story wood-frame residence located at 813-815 South 14th Street and another occupied three-story wood-frame residence located at 819 South 14th Street. Crews spent an extended time at the scene as they battled the incident. Five families were displaced by the fire.

During the process, one firefighter sustained injuries. The victim was treated for neck injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation with the Newark Police Department.

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 Fire Incident on S 14th StEvery year, fires at homes and businesses across the state of New Jersey send thousands of people to area hospitals with injuries. These incidents are often unpredictable, yet they have lasting negative consequences for victims and their families. In some cases, people inside the burning structures suffer severe injuries that land them in area hospitals. However, there are endless cases where victims lose their possessions and essentially their livelihoods.

The aftermath of a fire incident is costly and painful for victims and their families. Although there are many things we can do to prevent fires, far too many still take place due to defective products, malfunctioning appliances, and faulty wiring. When people are harmed in fire incidents in New Jersey, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance from a skilled premises liability attorney as soon as possible.

We at Metro Law have extensive experience helping victims recover after being severely injured in fire incidents across the state of New Jersey. Our trusted personal injury attorneys provide aggressive legal representation while negotiating with self-serving insurance companies on behalf of injured clients. Our ultimate goal is to help victims recover the compensation they need and get the justice they deserve. If you have been injured in a fire incident, contact our New Jersey burn injury attorneys at 800-469-6476 to see how we can help you get justice.

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.