Cleveland, OH (February 22, 2022) – One person was injured following a fire at a multi-family residence in Cleveland on Monday, February 21. The incident was reported at around 3:40 p.m. at the 600 block of Jackson Avenue near W. 6th Street.
Firefighters were called to the scene to extinguish the blaze and assist those involved. The structure was reportedly two and half stories tall. A 28-year-old man was transported to MetroHealth Hospital for the treatment of smoke inhalation injuries.
No additional information has been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the incident is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Apartment Fires in Ohio
Every year, approximately 354,000 residential structure fires are reported to fire departments across the country. A fire can be extremely dangerous no matter where it occurs. Victims of serious fires may suffer from smoke inhalation and third-degree burns. Structure fires kill an average of 2,620 civilians each year, according to statistics, and another 11,220 people are injured in these fires across the country.
If you were injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you have the right to file a negligence claim for your injuries. Everyone has a responsibility to act in a way that does not endanger others. Failure to do so may be construed as negligence, and those who have been injured may be entitled to compensation. A personal injury claim can be pursued with the assistance of an experienced attorney.
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Cleveland Personal Injury Lawyers
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