Hawthorne, NV (July 27, 2021) – On Tuesday afternoon, July 27, a house fire occurred in a home in Hawthorne that injured one party.
According to the Mineral County Fire Department, the incident happened when a fire broke out and quickly spread to four other houses on 5th Street around the area of O Street. First responders arrived at the scene to find the fire blazing out of control and went door-to-door to warn neighbors.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. One firefighter, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries but he is expected to be okay. Nobody else was injured in the incident.
The area was blocked off for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
House Fires in Nevada
Hundreds of fires break out every single year in the state of Nevada every single year. These incidents happen in both residential and commercial areas, sometimes causing severe injuries to those involved. In just one year’s time, hundreds of victims are injured and handfuls lose their lives as a result. Some of the most catastrophic injuries that stem from fires include smoke inhalation and burn injuries. The aftermath of a house fire can leave you in a difficult position as you work on your physical recovery. If you have suffered from injuries caused by a fire, you may have options for recovery against a negligent party. It is crucial that you speak with a legal advocate that you can trust at this time.
The aftermath of a house fire might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. You will likely have a variety of questions that only a skilled Nevada personal injury attorney will be able to answer for you. For instance, what types of evidence will you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your claim and being successful? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a dedicated accident attorney.
Our Nevada accident attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in serious fires over the years. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward following a fire that has caused you serious injuries. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the midst of an accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation to cover many aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Nevada at (775) 324-3380 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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