Cincinnati, OH – Woman Injured in House Fire on Glengate LnOhio & Indiana Legal News
Cincinnati, OH (October 14, 2020) – A woman suffered critical injuries following a residential structure fire in the Cincinnati area on Tuesday morning, October 13.
The site of the blaze was located at an apartment complex in the 5501 block of Glengate Lane. Firefighters were called to the site of the fire at around 2 a.m. that morning. Emergency responders found that a fire had started in a kitchen in an apartment unit.
A woman was found unconscious on the floor. The woman and two other people were rescued from the burning structure by responding firefighters. The woman was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for the treatment of smoke inhalation.
The fire was reportedly started by a grease fire. An ongoing investigation into the incident is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
House Fires in Ohio
Statistics show that a house fire takes place every 93 seconds across the United States, and someone is killed in a structure fire every three hours and ten minutes on average. A house fire injury is reported every 43 minutes. Fire departments across the country respond to an estimated 354,400 residential fires per year. These incidents cost the American public billions of dollars each year and contribute to thousands of civilian deaths.
In most cases, the negligence of one or more parties is responsible for house fires across the state of Ohio, and these incidents can leave victims with severe or life-threatening injuries. What you do in the moments immediately following an accident can greatly impact any potential Ohio personal injury claim, determining your ability to obtain a reasonable settlement. Injured parties should contact a Cincinnati personal injury attorney for efficient, knowledgeable, and compassionate legal representation.
The team of lawyers at the Green Law Firm strives to help victims who are harmed in collisions throughout Ohio to ensure their rights are protected after being unfairly injured in a structure fire. Our legal team is dedicated to fighting for victims to ensure they have the compensation they deserve to cover the medical treatment they need to make a full recovery. If you have been unfairly injured in a Cincinnati house fire, contact us today at (513)769-0840 to see how we can help.
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