Cincinnati, OH – Woman Killed in Apartment Fire on Hamilton AveOhio & Indiana Legal News
Cincinnati, OH (January 29, 2021) – An apartment fire in the College Hill area on Thursday night, January 28, resulted in the death of a woman.
The fire broke out that evening at an apartment complex located at the 5800 block of Hamilton Avenue, just north of Groesbec Road. Firefighters and emergency responders were dispatched to the site of the fire at around 9 p.m. The fire was reportedly quickly found in the rear bedroom of one of the apartment units.
Many residents in the building were evacuated due to the amount of smoke in the hallway. An unidentified woman was found dead. No further information on the deadly fire is currently available.
Local law enforcement officials are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Apartment Fires in College Hill
Apartment fires can happen with little warning and leave victims suffering from long-term and even fatal injuries. There were a total of 107,800 reported apartment fires nationwide from 2010 to 2014, contributing to over 410 deaths and 4,280 injuries. The month with the highest apartment-fire fatalities during that period experienced 60 deaths. Nearly half of apartment fires take place during the evening hours, accounting for roughly 45% of reported fires.
The preventable death of a loved one can be a shattering and entirely traumatic experience for surviving family members, and no amount of compensation can ever make up for the death of a loved one. Ohio wrongful death suits can be raised from careless acts, including a structure fire, resulting in the death of a family member, in order to recover lost compensation for a representative of the deceased. Surviving family members should consult with an Ohio wrongful death lawyer who can help guide them through the process and construct a strong legal claim after the loss of a family member of a deadly accident.
If you are filing an Ohio wrongful death claim in Cincinnati, hiring an attorney from the Green Law Firm can significantly benefit your case and put you on track to recover deserved legal compensation. We know how to litigate wrongful death lawsuits in Ohio and can adapt our strategies to the unique circumstances of your case, and our experienced personal injury lawyers will fight for the legal rights of families who have lost a loved one. Contact our offices today at (513)769-0840 if you have lost a family member due to the negligence of another.
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