Atlanta, GA (January 17, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal house fire that took place in Atlanta on Sunday evening, January 16.
According to Atlanta Police, the fire broke out around 7:15 p.m. in a home on Oak Drive. Fire crews received multiple calls and arrived at the scene, where they found fire and smoke pouring out of the home. The one-story home was soon completely engulfed in flames, with debris scattered all around. Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control within the hour.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One party was found covered by debris when fire crews accessed the inside of the home. The victim, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries.
The area was blocked off for an extended period of time following the fire until it was completely brought under control.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
House Fires in Georgia
House fires break out every week in Georgia, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe in nature. Fires actually happen in both residential and commercial areas, causing extensive harm and catastrophic injuries. In fact, some of the most common injuries that stem from house fires include smoke inhalation and burn injuries. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they take the lives of those involved. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal house fire, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is essential that you and your family have the help of an attorney on your side in your time of need.
The loss of a loved one can impact your life in a variety of ways. You may have a variety of questions that you cannot answer alone after one of these accidents. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you will likely wonder how you are going to afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to worry about how you are going to pay these bills on your own. A fatal fire can have a huge emotional and financial impact on your life. It is crucial that you speak with a knowledgeable Atlanta wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible.
Atlanta Wrongful Death Attorneys
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after you have lost someone you love in a fatal fire. We understand how overwhelming these accidents can be and offer our help and resources when you need them the most. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of financial damages, including the following:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
Losing a loved one is never easy, which is why our attorneys will stand by your side every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist you.
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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.
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