Gulfport, MS – Man Killed in Fatal Fire on Courthouse RdMississippi Legal News
Gulfport, MS (February 26, 2020) – Around 6 a.m. this morning, a man was killed in a fatal fire at the Racquet Club Condominiums on Courthouse Road in Gulfport.
Police confirmed that a 42-year-old man was killed in the accident. A tree caught the home on fire when it sent smoke up into a stairwell, trapping the residents.
The 42-year-old man helped his brother and roommate to safety on the roof when the fire started. He tried to get to safety but was pronounced dead at the scene from smoke inhalation. The two he saved were taken to the hospital with injuries.
Pets were also killed in the fire.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the fire.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Fires in Mississippi
Fatal fires sometimes take the lives of innocent victims every year. Mississippi is no stranger to these horrific accidents that happen due to many reasons. Though most are caused by defective products, others are caused by outright negligence. Losing a loved one in a fire might be one of the most challenging things that you and your family have ever faced. You should always take the time to speak with a wrongful death attorney after an accident where a life is lost.
Over the years, our compassionate attorneys at Germany Law Firm, PLLC have dedicated time to many victims of serious accidents. We believe that grieving families deserve assistance during these challenging times so that they do not have to face these realities on their own. If you have suffered losses due to a fire, please contact our skilled law firm at (601) 487-0555 for more information on your rights moving forward.
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Disclaimer: At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we provide the information found in these accident reports as a resource for families who have been in similar situations and to raise awareness about the dangers of driving. We would also like to honor the victims who have been injured or lost their life as a result of a Mississippi accident and hope that the information reported will help prevent future accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.