St. George, UT (March 21, 2021) – One man died in a fire that broke out on Tuesday, March 16th in an apartment building that required over a dozen fire trucks, engines, and patrol vehicles to get it under control.
The fire was reported at about 8:30 p.m. in an apartment building at the intersection of Bluff Street and 500 South. It destroyed one whole unit and damaged three others.
A passerby noticed smoke coming from the building and alerted 911.
St. George Fire reported a single fatality, a man in his 70s, who was found dead inside.
Once the fire was extinguished, crews checked for any extensions. An assistant Utah State Fire Marshal and St. George Police detectives were on the scene to assist. St. George Fire Department investigators are working to determine the origin and cause of the fire, as well as any other contributing factors.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Injuries caused by fire are usually painful, demand multiple surgeries, and can leave their victims with noticeable scars.
There are many kinds of accidents that can cause fire-related injuries such as burns or complications from smoke inhalation. Regardless of whether you sustained your fire-related injuries during a house fire, construction accident, explosion, or traffic accident, these types of injuries are often serious, sometimes life-threatening, and they frequently cause additional medical complications.
If you or a family member has suffered a fire-related injury during a fire or an electrical accident, your next move should be to seek the counsel of a burn injury attorney who can protect your rights as well as help you recover your physical health and economic losses.
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Right from the beginning, we begin to put together strong legal claims that best demonstrate the negligence of the defendant. With adequate evidence, case law, and dedication, we aggressively negotiate settlements for our clients that ensure they are fully and fairly compensated for the economic and non-economic damages they face moving forward.
If your loved one lost their lives in an accident, due to the negligence of another person, contact our personal injury attorneys in Salt Lake City at (801) 350-3506 to see how our team can help you get the justice you deserve for your loved one. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident.
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