Cape May, NJ (February 6, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal house fire that took place in Cape May on Sunday morning, February 6.
According to officials, the accident happened around 1 a.m. at 200 Suzanne Avenue. Fire crews received multiple calls about a one-story residence that caught on fire in the area. When they arrived at the scene, they found that heavy flames were shooting out of the top of the home and it was engulfed in smoke.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, was found inside the home by fire crews. They were tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
Due to the severity of the fire, the area was blocked for some time. It took fire crews an extended period of time to get the fire under control.
The investigation into the circumstances of the fire continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Fires in New Jersey
Fires break out in the blink of an eye throughout New Jersey, with these horrific and life-altering incidents happening every week. Fires break out in both residential and commercial areas, causing extensive damage to properties and injuries to those involved. However, in the most severe cases, lives can even be lost. In just one recent year’s time, approximately 77% of all civilian fire fatalities took place in residential areas. Fires cause some of the most catastrophic injuries, including smoke inhalation and burn injuries. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they end in fatalities to those involved. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal fire, you should have the help of a legal advocate on your side moving forward.
The aftermath of a fire can affect your life for years to come, especially if you have lost somebody close to you in a fire. Families sometimes wonder where they can turn during these difficult times. As you are grieving the unexpected loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you will not be able to answer on your own. This is why you should speak with a Cape May wrongful death attorney that you can rely on.
Cape May Wrongful Death Attorneys
At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, we are here for you after you have sustained the immense loss of a loved one in a New Jersey house fire. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We understand how overwhelming these times can be and offer our help and resources when you need them the most. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for the following aspects:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
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