New Britain, CT (February 3, 2021) – On Tuesday morning, February 2, a man was killed in an apartment fire in New Britain.
According to officials, the fire broke out in an apartment fire on 85 Spring Street. At the time of the fire, 82 people were inside the apartment. Approximately 25 people were on the top floor of the building. Six people had to be rescued by fire crews.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the fire. One person was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident when they couldn’t be resuscitated by fire crews. Several others were injured.
It is believed that a lit cigarette may have led to the fire, though this is not fully known. The investigation into the fire continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Apartment Fires in Connecticut
Fires take place every single day in the state of Connecticut. These fires break out in both residential and commercial areas. In just one year’s time in the state of Connecticut, hundreds of victims are killed as a result of fires that break out within the state and many others are injured. Some of the most severe injuries that occur as a result of these fires include smoke inhalation injuries and burn injuries, some of which lead to fatal results. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to a fire, it is important that you seek the help of an accident attorney.
If you have lost someone you love in a fire, you may wonder what options you have moving forward. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay for the bills that pile up against you. Speaking with a Connecticut wrongful death attorney can put you on the right path when you and your family are feeling helpless and alone. It is important that you act quickly so that you can retain your rights at this time.
Our Connecticut accident attorneys at the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr. are here for you after you have lost someone you love in an accident. We understand how a fire that has taken a loved one will impact you on emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 to find out what options are available for you.
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