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Jacksonville, FL – Critical Injuries in House Fire on Stafford Rd

Jacksonville, FL (March 18, 2020) – One person received critical injuries in a house fire that took place last night, March 17, around 6:45 p.m.

Various responders were present at the scene of the accident, including local law enforcement officials and the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.

Fire crews were initially sent in but they did not find anyone from the first check. The firefighters then went through on a second check and found somebody unconscious and not breathing.

The person was immediately rushed to the hospital with critical injuries.

Police believe that the fire started in the kitchen and took approximately 10 minutes to get under control.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office continues their investigation.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

House Fires in Florida

In 2016, approximately 54,000 fires took place within the entire state of Florida. Many injuries stemming from fires happen due to burns and smoke inhalation. Facing the aftermath of a fire can be a difficult thing to do on your own. It is crucial that you speak with a Florida personal injury attorney in your time of need.

At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled accident attorneys are dedicated to assisting victims of fires. We will help you gain compensation for an array of aspects like lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. If you have been harmed in an accident that is not your fault, please contact our accident attorneys at 904-647-2296.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

Disclaimer: As members of the local Jacksonville and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.