Trenton, NJ (January 31, 2022) – Two people were injured in a house fire that took place in Trenton on Sunday night, January 30.
According to the Trenton Fire Department, the incident took place at 300 Genesee Street near Beatty Street near a two-story home in a row of other houses. The initial call was made to fire crews around 10:19 p.m. and, by 11:10, fire was breaking through the roof of the home. Fire crews went inside the home to find anyone who was left inside.
Several responders were called to the scene, including Trenton EMS units and Capital Health Paramedic units. Two victims were found inside the home by fire crews and received serious injuries. They were taken to Capital Health Regional Medical Center for treatment of their unknown injuries.
The fire was completely placed under control around 11:53 p.m. Fire crews and police had the area blocked until that time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the fire continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
House Fires in New Jersey
Fires break out weekly in the state of New Jersey in both residential and commercial areas. In just 2015 alone, it was reported that approximately 77 individuals were killed in fires within the state of New Jersey. The truth is, many residential fires can be prevented when precautions are taken. These fires break out due to many different reasons, but some of the most common include:
- Faulty electrical issues in homes
- Flammable items or furniture
- Defective appliances
- Faulty smoke detectors
- Home violations
If you have been hurt in a life-altering fire caused by another party, you may wonder where you can turn. It is imperative that you have the assistance of an attorney on your side who has handled claims like yours in the past.
When fires break out, they tend to spread incredibly quickly. This can cause extensive damages, as well as serious injuries to those involved. In fact, burn injuries and smoke inhalation injuries can happen within seconds to those inside a burning home. On top of this, many lives are taken each year due to serious fires. A major determination in a claim is to find out what caused the fire to spread so quickly after it broke out. If you have been hurt in a fire, it is crucial that you speak with an experienced Trenton personal injury lawyer.
Trenton Fire Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Lawyers are here to help you after a life-altering accident has altered your life. It is important to remember that the insurance company is not on your side after a fire. The adjuster may try to minimize your claim’s value as much as possible. Because of this, we are here to help you every step of the way when it comes to your injury claim. We will help you achieve compensation for a wide array of financial damages during this difficult time. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Trenton at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we can assist you.
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