Latimer, MS – Man Killed in Mobile Home Fire on Dantzler RdMississippi Legal News
Latimer, MS (February 5, 2021) – A Latimer man was killed following a fatal mobile home fire on Thursday morning, February 4.
The site of the fire was located on Dantzler Road in Jackson County. Emergency responders and firefighters were dispatched to the site of the blaze at around 2:30 a.m. that morning. The home was reportedly covered in flames when officials arrived.
The remains of a man were found inside the trailer. The deceased victim was believed to be the owner of the trailer, but his identity has not yet been confirmed. No further updates on the deadly fire are currently available.
An ongoing investigation into the incident is being managed by local authorities.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Mobile Home Fires in Mississippi
Across the country, fire departments nationwide responded to more than 11,400 fires at manufactured homes from 2007 to 2011. During this time, an estimated 206 people lost their lives in mobile home fires, and a total of 434 people suffered injuries. These fires contributed to over $179 in direct property damage. There were more than 10,800 manufactured home fires reported in the United States in 2011 alone.
When the negligence of another person results in the loss of a loved one, it is natural that surviving family members would want to seek justice. A Mississippi wrongful death lawsuit could give them the financial compensation needed to cover funeral expenses and burial costs, medical expenses, mental suffering, and other damages related to a deadly accident. Mississippi wrongful death claims involve many complicated laws, including strict statutes of limitations and rules regarding who can file, so it helps to have the help of a qualified legal team on your side.
When you have lost a loved one in an accident that should never have happened, you need to speak with a Mississippi fatal accident lawyer immediately to discuss your options for compensation. Germany Law Firm PLLC knows that no amount of money in the world can truly be enough to compensate for the loss of a loved one. If you have recently lost a family member in a sudden crash, call us today at (601) 487-0555 to see how we can help.
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