Cleveland, OH (May 4, 2022) – Five victims were injured following a structure fire in the Cleveland area on Tuesday evening, May 3. The incident took place at a residence located at the 3100 block of Roanoke Avenue at around 11:30 p.m.
Local reports revealed that it took firefighters nearly 45 minutes to extinguish the blaze. A total of two adults and three children were injured in the fire. The children were transported to a local hospital in stable condition. The fire reportedly caused over $100,000 in damages.
No additional information has been disclosed at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
House Fires in Ohio
Every year, fire departments across the country receive reports of approximately 354,000 residential structure fires. No matter where a fire starts, it can be extremely dangerous. Smoke inhalation and third-degree burns are common among major fire victims. According to statistics, structure fires kill an average of 2,620 civilians each year and injure another 11,220 people across the country.
You have the right to file a negligence claim for your injuries if you were injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence. Everyone is accountable for acting in a way that does not put others in danger. Failure to do so could be construed as negligence, and those who have been hurt may be entitled to compensation. With the help of an experienced attorney, a personal injury claim can be pursued.
For those with little legal experience, pursuing a personal injury claim can be a long and difficult process. You don’t have to do everything on your own. A skilled Cleveland serious injury lawyer can help you obtain the maximum amount of compensation available under the law.
A skilled Cleveland personal injury lawyer can assist injured people in asserting their legal rights by filing a claim for damages following an accident. Potential damages include medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. The Joseph Law Group has extensive experience representing victims of structure fires. Our lawyers can handle almost any type of personal injury case.
Call us right now at 216-522-1600 to discuss your case if you have been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence.
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Disclaimer: Our team of attorneys at Joseph Law Group has been helping injured victims and their families throughout the state of Ohio for decades. We hope that these posts will be a reminder to our community members to use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle to avoid and prevent being involved in a serious accident that results in injury. This is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene.