Jacksonville, FL – 1 Killed in Fatal Apartment Fire on Confederate Point RdJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (May 1, 2020) – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office confirmed that a 22-year-old victim was killed in a fatal apartment fire this morning.
According to police, the fire broke out at an apartment at 4300 Confederate Point Road for reasons that are not yet known. The incident happened early in the morning and fire crews were called to the scene.
The man was transported to the hospital by the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department. However, while there, he tragically succumbed to his injuries.
The state fire marshal continues its investigation into the incident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Fires in Florida
In 2016, reports stated that approximately 54,000 residential fires broke out within the entirety of Florida and these incidents are on the rise every year. Many of these fires break out due to negligent reasons and cause burns and smoke inhalation injuries at times. Losing a loved one in a fatal fire can be traumatic and distressing for a family who is left to grieve and pick up the financial pieces. Because of this, family members are urged to speak with a wrongful death attorney in Florida so that they can bring a personal injury claim.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys are dedicated to helping those in need move forward after they have lost somebody closest to them. Grieving families have a right to compensation for aspects like funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. If you have suffered these enormous and tragic losses and wonder how to get back on your feet, please contact a skilled Florida accident attorney at (904) 575-9026 for more information.
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