Atlanta, GA (December 19, 2021) – At 1:30 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, December 19, a man was killed in a fatal house fire in Atlanta.
According to officials, the fire broke out in a home at 500 Jetal Place. A caller contacted fire crews when they saw smoke coming from a home. Approximately 30 fire crews responded to the scene within minutes, where they found flames and heavy smoke pouring out of the home. When officials were able to get inside the home, they found a man lying in his bed.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene to assist those in need. The man, who has not yet been identified, was unconscious at the scene. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead due to his injuries.
Fire crews were able to get the fire under control after some time. The home was severely damaged and fire crews boarded it up after the incident.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Fires in Georgia
Fires break out every day in the state of Georgia, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe in nature. Though these accidents can happen anywhere, residential and commercial areas are some of the most common places for fires. These incidents sometimes lead to severe injuries, including smoke inhalation and burn injuries. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they take the lives of those involved. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one in a fatal fire. If you have sustained these immense losses, you should have the skilled help of an attorney on your side.
The aftermath of a fire can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may have questions that only an attorney will be able to answer. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your fire? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the assistance of an Atlanta wrongful death attorney on your side.
Atlanta Fire Accident Attorneys
If you have lost someone you love in a fatal fire, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a fire on your own. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected. We will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. These include medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. You should never have to stand alone after you have lost a loved one in an accident. Please contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist you at this time.
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Disclaimer: At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorneys at Law, we are always looking to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been saddened by the outcome of many accidents across Georgia. We hope to inform those in our community about these accidents in the hopes that they will work to avoid serious Georgia accidents in the future. These posts are not to be taken as a solicitation for business. The information within should never be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope that all involved in these accidents will receive a speedy recovery.