Jacksonville, FL – 2 People Die in Fatal Fire at Huron St and 1st StJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (April 21, 2020) – This morning around 1 a.m., two people were killed in a fatal fire that took place in a home at Huron Street and 1st Street.
Few details have been mentioned but the fire started around the area of the Coca-Cola bottling plant. The flames spread and caught a nearby home on fire.
At least 15 people were inside the two homes and most of them were able to safely get out. Firefighters had to pull out two others, who were taken to local hospitals. Two people died due to the fire while another is in critical condition. One of those victims who died was first taken to the hospital but pronounced deceased while there.
The identities of those involved in the fire were not yet released. The investigation into the circumstances leading to the fire continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Fires in Florida
In 2016, Florida reported approximately 54,000 house fires within the state. Many of these incidents lead to injuries and fatalities caused by serious burns and smoke inhalation. A fire can happen quickly and spread out of control in the blink of an eye. It is never easy for a family to lose a loved one in a devastating and preventable fire, which is why victims should always seek the help of a wrongful death attorney immediately.
At Sheftall & Associates, our dedicated accident attorneys have assisted numerous family members after they have suddenly lost somebody close to them. We understand how overwhelming the aftermath of a fire can be when you have suffered these emotional losses, which is why we are here to help you pick up the pieces as you and your family move forward. Please contact our skilled law firm at (904) 575-9026 for more information on the options available for you at this time.
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