Jacksonville, FL – One Injured in House Fire on Galveston AveJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (June 3, 2020) – This morning around 2:17 a.m., one person was injured in a house fire that took place on Galveston Avenue in Jacksonville.
Police and Jacksonville Fire and Rescue assisted at the scene of the fire, which took approximately 20 minutes to completely put out. The home was destroyed as a result of the fire.
One victim who was attempting to get to safety fell and broke their leg and sustained other injuries related to the fire. They were pulled out by a neighbor. The victim was immediately transported to the hospital for treatment.
It took forty firefighters to put out the fire.
The investigation continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
House Fires in Florida
Thousands of house fires take place in Florida every year, with many of these leading to injuries. The injuries that commonly stem from these incidents include smoke inhalation and burns. Being injured in a house fire can come as a surprise to a victim. If you believe the fire started due to negligent reasons, it is important that you speak with a skilled personal injury attorney in Florida immediately.
Our Florida accident attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have dedicated ourselves to helping those in need after they have been injured in a fire due to reckless reasons. The aftermath of a fire can surely be a frightening time in the lives of many, which is why it is important for victims to have a helpful attorney on their side who understands the ins and outs of the law. Please contact an accident attorney in Florida at (904) 575-9026 for the help you deserve in your time of need.
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