Gainesville, GA (January 7, 2022) – One person was injured in a house fire in Gainesville around 6:30 p.m. on the evening of Thursday, January 6.
According to the Gainesville Police Department, the fire broke out in a home on Holly Drive. Fire crews were immediately dispatched to the scene where they found that heavy smoke was coming out of the home. Fire crews quickly found that the fire started on the main floor and moved to the basement.
Fire crews quickly worked to put out the fire and tried to rescue anyone inside the home. One person was injured in the accident and taken to the hospital. They are receiving treatment for smoke inhalation injuries. A cat was also rescued from the home and was not injured.
The area was blocked off for some time as fire crews worked to bring the fire under control.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the fire continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
House Fires in Georgia
Fires break out every day in Georgia, some of which are minor and others that are severe and blaze out of control. These incidents happen in both residential and commercial areas. Fires tend to lead to hundreds of injuries and even take lives each year. Some of the most common injuries that stem from fires include smoke inhalation and burn injuries, as well as many that take lives. A fire can break out in the blink of an eye and turn your life upside-down within seconds. Being hurt in a house fire can leave you feeling alone and confused, wondering what options you have. It is imperative that you speak with an attorney after a fire that has caused injuries.
The aftermath of a fire can affect your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney who can answer any questions that you may have. For instance, what evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet as you move forward with a successful claim? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? A Gainesville personal injury attorney can point you in the right direction when it comes to your claim.
Gainesville Fire Accident Attorneys
If you have been hurt in a fire caused by another party, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We believe that you have many rights and options under Georgia law when you are moving forward with a claim. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for many aspects, including the following:
• Medical expenses
• Lost income
• Pain and suffering
• Therapy costs
If you have sustained injuries in a fire, we will stand by your side. Please contact an accident attorney in Gainesville 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.