Philadelphia, PA (January 22, 2022) – One person was injured in a house fire that took place close to a high school in Philadelphia on Saturday night, January 22.
According to Philadelphia officials, the incident happened around 7:15 p.m. on Jeanes Street near the George Washington High School. Fire crews were immediately called to the scene when witnesses saw flames and smoke pouring out of the home. When they arrived at the home, they quickly acted to bring the fire under control.
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 injured in the accident. The injured party was rushed to the hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.
The area was blocked off around the home for an extended period of time until fire crews were able to clear the fire.
The investigation into the circumstances of the fire continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fires in Pennsylvania
Fires break out in Pennsylvania and beyond every single week. In just 2021 alone, it was reported that approximately 1,300 fires started in Pennsylvania. Philadelphia is no stranger to these fires, which break out weekly due to the negligence of others. Fires start in both residential and commercial areas. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from fires include smoke inhalation and burn injuries. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they even take the lives of those involved. Being injured in a fire caused by another party can be a traumatizing event that impacts your life for months or even years to come. On top of the pain and misery that a fire can cause you, the injuries that you sustain could also affect you emotionally. If you have been hurt in a fire, you should have the assistance of a skilled attorney on your side.
Because fire accident claims can be entirely complex in nature, it is always imperative that you have the help of an attorney on your side moving forward. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim, especially when it comes to determining the cause of a fire. An attorney will look into several origins, from gas leaks to explosions and electrical problems. On top of this, an attorney can ensure that you meet all deadlines that you are required to as you move forward with a claim. You should speak with a dedicated Philadelphia personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind.
Philadelphia Fire Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to help you protect your rights as you move forward after a fire. We will ensure that a party who caused your accident is held responsible for the harm that they have caused you. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
We are here for you every step of the way when it comes to moving forward with a claim. Please contact an accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we can assist you.
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