Jackson, MS – Two House Fire Reported on Prosperity StMississippi Legal News
Jackson, MS (October 16, 2020) – Jackson firefighters were at the scene of a double structure on Thursday, October 15.
The site of the blaze was reportedly located at a residence on Prosperity Street. The fire was reported at around 6 a.m. that morning, according to local sources. Two houses reportedly caught fire near Luke Street.
One home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene. While officials were combatting the blaze, a nearby house also caught fire, and additional firefighters were called to the scene. At this time, the extent of the resulting injuries has not been reported.
The cause of the fire is still unknown. An ongoing investigation into the incident is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
House Fires in Mississippi
Nearly 27% of reported fires take place at residential homes and around 73% of fire injuries involve house fires. Fire departments across the United States respond to an estimated 354,400 residential structure fires each year. Thousands are killed annually in home structure fires nationwide, and more than 11,000 civilians suffer injuries. House fire victims are at risk of suffering from serious injuries including smoke inhalation and severe burns.
In order to recover compensation after being injured in a house fire, you have to determine that the negligence of another party directly contributed to your injuries. This can be difficult on your own, and many accident victims find themselves overwhelmed by the personal injury process. An experienced Mississippi personal injury lawyer can help you construct a strong case, make sure your legal rights are secured, and ensure that the liable party is held accountable for their role in the accident.
When you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a Mississippi structure fire, or in any way by the negligence of another person, it is important to protect your rights. At Germany Law Firm PLLC, we believe in providing top-quality legal representation to all our clients to increase their chances of a successful claim, and we have a proven track record of helping crash victims obtain fair and full compensation to cover their damages. Contact our offices today at (601) 487-0555 to discuss your case today and see what our team of Mississippi personal injury attorneys can do for you.
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