Jacksonville, FL – Injuries Reported in House Fire on Elmhurst DrSheftall Law
Jacksonville, FL (February 16, 2020) – Last night, February 15, Jacksonville Fire and Rescue was called to the scene of a house fire at 10300 Elmhurst Dr. in Jacksonville.
Police did not yet confirm what led to the structure fire but said that an adult and two children were displaced as a result. One person was injured and was being treated when police arrived.
It took a period of time for Fire and Rescue to get the fire under control due to the severity but they have not yet determined the cause.
At this time, the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fires in Florida
In 2016, a fire marshal report showed that over 54,000 fires took place in Florida. Out of these, thousands of injuries were reported. Many of these injuries stem from smoke inhalation and burns and sometimes even impact children. Facing the impact of a fire can be a difficult thing to do on your own. This is why it is crucial that you speak with a skilled Florida personal injury attorney in your time of need.
Our attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have assisted victims on their path toward compensation after one of the most devastating times in their lives. We have a commitment to our clients as we help them on the path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. If you have been harmed in an accident that is not your fault, please contact our law firm in Florida immediately for the assistance you deserve at (904) 638-7712.
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