August 21, 2022

Jackson, MS - JFD Tends to Injuries, House Fire on Marydale Dr

Jackson, MS (August 20, 2022) - The Jackson Fire Department and other emergency response agencies were called to the scene of a residential fire on Monday, August 15th. 

The fire broke out at a home on Marydale Drive in Jackson.  

Crews were able to extinguish the fire. Unconfirmed reports indicate that at least one person was transported from the scene for medical attention. It is unclear if the victim was a resident or a firefighter. 

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the blaze. 

‘Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Residential Fires in Mississippi

, Jackson, MS - JFD Tends to Injuries, House Fire on Marydale Dr, Germany Law Firm PLLC

Multiple factors can lead to deaths and injuries caused by residential fires. The most common forms of negligence that lead to Mississippi house fires are: 

  • Code violations by a contractor or subcontractor
  • Defective fire suppression tools
  • Inferior flame-retardant products
  • Faulty smoke alarms
  • Outdated electrical wiring.   

The most common injuries that are caused by house fires include first, second, and third-degree burns and health issues caused by heavy smoke inhalation.

Several thousand victims endure serious injuries caused by house fires in Mississippi every year. Most of the victims who endure fire-related injuries will have no choice but to undergo a lengthy hospital visit and will be unable to return to work for weeks or even months. This often has a very serious impact on every area of their lives. 

When you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, or in any other way due to the negligence of another person, it is imperative that you protect your rights. 

A reliable Mississippi personal injury lawyer will help you develop a solid claim, make sure you know what your rights are, and ensure that the person responsible is held answerable for their negligence.

At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, our Mississippi burn injury lawyers believe in offering excellent legal representation to our clients in order to improve their odds of a successful outcome, and we have a proven track record of helping accident victims obtain full financial compensation to cover their losses following an accident. 

Contact us today at (601) 487-0555 to discuss your case and learn what our team of lawyers can do for you. 

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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. 

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